Akwasi Frimpong is a Dutch-Ghanaian sprinter, bobsledder, and skeleton athlete who’s ready to make history by becoming the first Ghanaian athlete to represent his country in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Skeleton. Born and raised in Ghana, Akwasi moved to the Netherlands when he was eight. The athlete didn’t start running until he was 15, but when he did, he never looked behind.
Determined to represent his country at the most prestigious sport events, Akwasi worked hard, and it was his untiring passion and continuous efforts that earned him the nickname ‘GoldenSprint’. Today, Akwasi is the proud winner of 4 bronze, 4 silver, and 8 gold medals at various local and international sport events.
In addition to being an athlete with high media value, Akwasi is also an entrepreneur and a public speaker who has inspired hundreds and thousands of individuals throughout his career. The athlete aims to use his celebrity appeal, his charisma, and his ability to connect with and inspire people to help businesses and organizations earn more value and achieve their mission.