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  • Nigeria's Adeagbo sees God in unlikely Olympic trek

    by Tim Ellsworth, posted Tuesday, February 13, 2018 (11 months ago)

    Photo by David McIntyre/Genesis Photos
    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (BP) -- They may not have much snow and ice in Nigeria, but that hasn't stopped Simidele Adeagbo from making Olympic history -- and she says the Lord is the one who directed her path.

    Adeagbo is the first Nigerian, the first African female and the first black female to compete in the skeleton event (riding down a track headfirst on a sled) in the Olympics.

    Lots of athletes spend years practicing their sport to attain the skills necessary to make the Olympics. For Adeagbo, it was just a matter of weeks. Read More