Ade Adepitan

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Birthday
27, 1973
Birthplace
Nigeria
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1973 (age 45)
Birthplace
Nigeria

About

Paralympic star who won gold medals in wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis, and dance.

Before Fame

He contracted polio at six months old, which resulted in the loss of the use of his left leg, but didn't deter him from his athletic dreams.

Trivia

In 2010, he was presented with a lifetime achievement award by the University of East London.

Family Life

He was born in Maryland, Lagos, Nigeria, but moved to Newham, London, when he was three.

Associated With

At the 2012 Paralympics in London, he led his team to wheelchair basketball gold, while LeBron James led his team to Olympic basketball gold.