The 2018 Winter Olympics just might get a hell of a lot cooler with Africa’s first women’s bobsled team
You may want to dust off your Cool Runnings VHS—Nigeria, we have a bobsled team.
Come 2018 in South Korea, a sport that’s never had the continent represented in the Winter Olympic Games may see some history-making changes. Let’s also not forget about their most recent cosign who joined along with the overwhelming support on social media—John Boyega.
Former Team USA bobsled break woman Seun Adigun, who also ran for Nigeria’s track and field team in the 2012 Olympics, has come together with Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere to form a three-person squad and taking on the challenge of qualifying to compete while establishing a bobsled federation not only for Nigeria, but for the entire African continent.