• 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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Dennis’ Major Awards & Achievements

Here is a short list of some of Dennis’ most prolific awards and athletic achievements. 2012: Two Gold medals in Discus and Shot Put Throws F58 – US Paralympics Track and Field Championships, Indianapolis, Indiana 2011: Silver medal discus F58, Parapan American Games – Guadalajara, Mexico 2011: First place, Discus Throw F58 and a new…
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Dec
13

If You Can Take One Step…You Can Take Two

“If You Can Take One Step…You Can Take Two.” This is a phrase my best friend repeatedly said to me growing up, and these words still remain close to my heart. However, just being able to take that first step was truly a gift from God. Growing up in Zaria, Nigeria, the basic amenities of…
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Nov
15

Dennis Honored by World Affairs Council

Dennis was recently honored by the World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana; receiving the Global Visionaries award as one of the top 25 under the age of 40 for this region. The Global Visionaries award celebrates emerging leaders (ages 40 and under) throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana who have exhibited leadership, vision and…
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Nov
15

Dennis featured on Fox 41 News!

Paralympian Hoping to Represent U.S. in Olympics Races Against Time By: Fox 41 News A Bellarmine University graduate is poised to represent the U.S. in discus and shot put this summer in China. But one thing is holding him back and it’s out of his control. When Dennis Ogbe throws the discus or shot put,…
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