We have a passion for the Africa, the mountains and the ocean. Share in our journey running up mountains, skinning up mountains, and sailing up mountains. Agbeli Ameko is an endurance athlete, ultramarathoner, and sailor for Ghana Ocean Racing preparing to become the first African entry in The Ocean Race in 2021. To do this, Agbeli is training hard for a set of exciting challenges in 2019 to build his endurance capacity, athletic strength, and readiness for the ultimate global challenge.
Agbeli is working hard to build up strength and endurance capacity by participating in some of the world’s most challenging ultramarathons, ski mountaineering races and expeditions, and sailing events. His participation in the 145km UTMB and his planned ski mountaineering races marks the first ever Ghanaian participation in such ultra events.
Based in Accra and London, Eyram supports team media relations, promotion, and development in Ghana and beyond.
As team manager james supports the team’s social media strategy, The Ocean Race relations, sponsorships, and development.
Visionary Aerials (http://www.visionaryaerials.com/) full service media production agency based out of Boulder, Colorado. Visionary Aerials’ first priority is to turn ambitious visions into vivid reality. From promotional videos to weddings to live events, we make every story amazing. Visionary Aerials has worked with ESPN, Fedex, Winter Park Resorts, among other international adventure and sporting brands.
“A Ghanaian-American Ultra-runner, adventurer, sailor, & data scientist actively training for a series world class endurance challenge in 2019/2020”
“We hope to help bring diversity and broaden the audience for ultra-endurance sports such as running, ski mountaineering, and ocean racing”
Ghana Ocean Racing co-founder, Agbeli Ameko, participated in the renowned 40th annual Heineken regatta in St. Maarten and RORC 600 ocean race in Antigua as a guest crew member aboard the 58-foot yacht Maiden. The Maiden was skippered by The Ocean Race veteran Liz Wardley who lead the team to a 3rd place podium finish in the Heineken regatta and 22nd out of 54 starters in the 600 mile RORC race in Antigua.
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Ghana Ocean Racing athlete Agbeli Ameko is one of the runners selected in the recent draw to participate in the 2019 Ultra-trail Mont Blanc (UTMB) Sur les Traces des Ducs de Savoie (TDS). The UTMB TDS is a single-stage mountain ultramarathon covering 145km and 9,100m of vertical height gain with a maximum time limit of 42 hours. Agbeli Ameko will be the only runner representing Ghana.
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Visionary Aerials has begun shooting Agbeli Ameko as he trains to become the first ever Ghanaian to finish the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc and gain entry into The Ocean Race in 2021. The production will include short video highlights of Team Ghana’s ultra-endurance training, on location coverage of Agbeli’s participation in the UTMB, and other epic endurance challenges leading up to The Ocean Race in 2021.
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