• paraolympian Dennis Ogbe biography profile

    Meet Dennis

    World-class athlete Dennis Ogbe is no stranger to hard work and dedication. Balancing a full-time job, a wife, small child, and a full time training schedule, Dennis somehow finds time to excel in every aspect of his life. He is the top ranked American and U.S. champion in both shot put and discus classifications, and…
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    Dennis in Action

    Follow Paralympian Dennis Ogbe as he journeys to represent the United States in discus and shotput at the 2012 Games in London. A seasoned athlete who has already represented Nigeria in the Paralympic Games, Dennis is excited and proud to be a favored hopeful for the 2012 games. Though he suffered malaria and polio at…
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    Dennis’ Blog

    Dennis is honored by and grateful for your friendship and support. He is so proud to be on this journey and hopes that you will join him. Read Dennis’ personal notes and thoughts about life, family, his Olympic journey and his thankfulness for each and every one of you. Follow Dennis on Facebook and Twitter…
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    Dennis in the News

    Nigeria to the United States, National Championships to the Paralympics, Athlete to Recognized Visionary…. Dennis is all over the world and all over the news. Keep up to date with all the latest news and media coverage of Dennis’ journey to the 2012 London Games and his competitions and travels along the way.  When Dennis…
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Jan
24

Dennis Covered by U.S. Paralympics

Ogbe is no Long Shot In Shot Put, Discus By: Joanne C. Gerstner Dennis Ogbe knows the question is coming before it is even asked: How does he do it all? Ogbe, a U.S. Paralympic track and field hopeful for the 2012 London Games, is juggling a full-time job, a wife and small child and…
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Jan
21

Opening Ceremonies of 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships

Opening Ceremonies mark official start of 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2011 CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand—The Rt Hon. John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand, officially opened the 2011 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships on Friday in a ceremony held in Christchurch. Taking place at midday more than 1,000…
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Jan
19

Team USA Ready for Competition at World Championships

Team USA ready for competition to begin at 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2011 CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand—Spikes are set, tires are pumped and prosthetics are tuned as 51 U.S. athletes are making their final preparations to compete at the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships, which begin on Saturday, January 22.…
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Jan
18

Dennis Competing in IPC World Championships

Dennis Ogbe competing in IPC World Athletics Championships By: C. Ray Hall Dennis Ogbe of Louisville has traveled 8,500 miles to compete in the IPC World Athletics Championships, which will begin their nine-day run Saturday in Christchurch, New Zealand. He can go far enough, but can he throw far enough to medal in his specialties,…
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