Category Archives: Paralympic

2012 Paralympic Games silver medalist Myles Porter to visit Menomonee Judo Club – Paralympic National Training Site

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CHICAGO, IL November 7 –2012 Paralympic Games silver medalist Myles Porter is set to visit Chicago, November 7 – 10, to serve as an ambassador and role model to Chicago’s up and coming Paralympic Judo players. The disability requirement to … Continue reading

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THE BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF ILLINOIS 2012 ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE • October 26-27, 2012

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October 25, 2012 Oak Brook, IL On Saturday, October 27th, the Menomonee Judo Club will be the Keynote speakers at the Brain Injury Association of Illinois annual conference. The conference takes place in Oak Brook, IL at the Drury Lane … Continue reading

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Menomonee Judo’s Davis Square Park Judo Program featured in World Judo Day 2012

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For Immediate Release – Lausanne, Switzerland ( 10/9/12 ) October 28, 2012 is the second annual World Judo Day. It’s an event that is being organized and promoted by the International Judo Federation. The IJF is the governing body that runs Judo … Continue reading

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Menomonee Judo Club named Paralympic National Training Site

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For Immediate Release – Chicago, IL. (5/5/12)  USA Judo has named the Menomonee Judo Club a Paralympic National Training Site. USA Judo is the national governing body of the Olympic / Paralympic sport of Judo in the United States. The … Continue reading

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Howard Wilson Stands Tall in the Mile High City

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For Immediate Release-  Denver, CO ( 10/22/11 )  Howard Wilson took another huge step on the road to Paralympic glory with a dominant performance at the 11th Annual Denver Classic. By taking gold in the visually impaired men’s heavyweight division and … Continue reading

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Howard Wilson takes the Denver Classic

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Denver, CO – 10/22/2011: Howard Wilson’s judo is a force of nature. After just 10 months in the sport, Howard struck Gold at the Denver Classic. He took first place in the Visually-Impaired Paralympic Competition and second place in sighted-Masters division. … Continue reading

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Menomonee V.I. Athlete takes Regional Title

For Immediate Release – Oak Lawn, IL. ( 6/4/11 ): The time was right to introduce Howard Wilson to the Judo community. Nobody could have guessed the immediate impact he would have. Competing in his first ever Judo tournament, Wilson, … Continue reading

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