From wooden sleds in a Texas garage to the Winter Olympics for Nigeria

Updated 0949 GMT (1749 HKT) December 29, 2017

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Story highlights

  • Nigeria bobsled driver making Winter Olympic history
  • No African nation has ever competed in the sport
  • "This is beyond a dream come true," says Seun Adigun

(CNN)The journey begins in a Texas garage, where an international track and field athlete constructs a makeshift wooden sled.

It will reach its culmination this week on a twisting ice track in South Korea, where she will cling on for dear life, reaching speeds of up to 90mph at the Winter Olympics.
This is no Hollywood script, but the reality of the last four years for Nigeria's Seun Adigun -- a woman that has