They developed the bobsledding skills only 15 months prior to competing, Seun Adigun, Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere’s green and white Nigerian flags are flying high with pride in South Korea.
On Tuesday, the three became the first Olympic bobsled team in history to represent an African nation. And they didn’t take their accomplishment lightly.
The three bobsled ladies, grew up in the U.S and all have a background in track and field, trained in Houston. They crafted a sleigh and dubbed it the Mayflower. Their fast-track training, combined with sponsors who donated to their GoFundMe, earned them a spot in the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Below is an inspiring post by Seun Adigun on her IG Page
No one knows what tomorrow holds, so always make sure to live your best life today. History has been made – solid foundations have been set. Thank you all for the support and encouragement. This journey would not have been the same without each of you. Now I challenge you to go out and conquer your fears. #GoBeAmazing #YouAreMadeToBeGreat #NigeriaBobsled #History 🙏🏾❤🇳🇬💪🏾