This past week seems to have simultaneously dragged on forever and zoomed by. Since BU didn't start school until Thursday, I was still on the cusp of getting into my full routine of training, coaching, and working. Not only that, I planned on having my season opener at the BU Multi-Team Meet on Thursday. Every day until then definitely seemed like it dragged on forever.Read More
A few weeks ago I competed at my first ever All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo, and of course, I had to vlog my experience! Watch as I train, get accustomed to the Congo, and support Ghana in all its glory. Don't forget to like, comment, and subscribe!Read More
My last week at the All-African Games sped by much faster than the first one. Once Sunday hit, I barely had time to look for WiFi or watch any other event that wasn't happening at the track.
The 100 preliminaries and semi-finals were scheduled to be on the first day - the first round early in the morning and the second later in the evening. This was the first day that the temperature outside actually reached a point where I could positively say it was hot. Even the ever-present fog lifted that day, and left the sun beating down on us during warm-ups.Read More
It's only been three days since I've returned from the Congo, but it still feels like a lifetime ago. There are things I miss when I get back from bigger meets like this one - the teammates I rarely get to see, meeting so many new people, the feeling of pride that comes with competing for Ghana on an international level - just to name a few. Overall, my time Brazzaville, Congo was OK at best. A lot of things didn't go as expected, but I've learned over time to just roll with the punches and make the best of every opportunity I'm given.Read More