Posts Tagged ‘Leroy Dixon’

AMAZON now carrying Dr. Michael Sheps’ Book

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011


Leroy Goes To The Olympics is a children’s graphic novel conceived by Dr. Michael Sheps, written by Sybil Blazej-Yee, and illustrated by Toran Joseph.
Based on interviews with Olympic Athlete Leroy Dixon, Blazej-Yee writes his inspirational story of the obstacles he faced growing up and the people who supported him throughout his training. Written specifically for 3rd to 5th grade boys, this story really inspires all ages, serving as a reminder of the strength of the mind and the power of encouraging people.
Leroy Goes to the Olympics is now available for purchase at


Olympic Athlete, Leroy Dixon, gets laser treatment before winning race

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Dr. Michael Sheps treats Leroy Dixon’s sore calf 15 minutes before his 200 meter victory at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner Kersee meet. Dixon is a 2008 Olympian and 4×100 World Champion.