PHOTOS: Skeleton competitor from Ghana makes history at Winter Olympics

Winter Sports

Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana reacts in the finish area during the Men's Skeleton heats at Olympic Sliding Centre on February 16, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

(Richard Heathcote)

Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana trains during the Mens Skeleton training session on day four of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Olympic Sliding Centre on February 13, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

(Matthias Hangst)

Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana slides into the finish area during the Men's Skeleton heats on day six of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Olympic Sliding Centre. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

(Matthias Hangst)

Flag bearer Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana leads the team during the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium on February 9, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

(Ronald Martinez)

Flag bearer Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana and teammates enter the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

(Matthias Hangst)