Ben ‘Funky’ Askren, a former Olympic wrestler and current MMA fighter, has launched a new podcast to explain what Bitcoin is to the general public.
The series will be called ‘FunkyCrypto‘, with the inaugural episode explaining the history and details of the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market cap. Askren aims to dissect the topic using simple terms that do not alienate those who are unfamiliar with crypto.
Askren has long been known as an enthusiast for digital assets. Back in September, he hosted a poll on his Twitter account asking his followers what they would invest in if they were given $10,000.
In a follow-up tweet, he explained how if you invested $10,000 in Bitcoin 10 years ago, it would now be worth an approximate $26 billion – whereas with gold it would only be worth $15,000.
The mixed martial artist’s first podcast was conducted with the Litecoin Foundation’s chief evangelist John Kim.
Having a professional fighter with a Twitter following of nearly 300,000 people publicly talking about Bitcoin is a positive for the space and has the potential to attract audiences who otherwise might never have explored the topic.
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