My Journey as a Professional Athlete

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Celebrated Kenyan Rugby player Biko Adema started playing Rugby at the young age of 12 years at St. Mary’s School. His love, devotion and dedication to the sport saw him quickly rise from the junior to the senior team in Form 1 and in his final year of high school he played his debut game in South Africa, representing the Kenya 15 aside team. After high school he joined Nondescript RFC and after scouted to join the Kenya 7s team.

Biko went on to make 55 appearances for the Kenya 7s team. He also made two Common Wealth Games appearances; Deli 2010 and Glasgow 2014, two Sevens World Cup appearances; Dubai 2009 and Russia 2013, topping off his career by playing in the Rio 2016 Olympics when Rugby was included in the Games for the very first time.

One of his most treasured memories is scoring a try for Kenya in their first-ever win against Fiji during the 2009 Rugby Sevens World Cup.

This Thursday, come listen to Biko Adema as he narrates his journey as an athlete and everything in between.

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