Tucker Dupree

Tucker Dupree

Tucker Dupree represented the United States at the 2013 International Paralympic Committee Swimming World Championships, Montreal, Canada, 2012 Paralympic Games in London, the 2010 IPC Swimming World Championships in Eindhoven, Netherlands, the 2009 World Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, China.

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At the age of 17, Tucker began to lose his vision and was diagnosed with a rare disease called Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON). In a short period of time, Tucker lost 70% – 80% of his central vision in both eyes. Determined not to let this disability define his life, Tucker continues to become a stronger swimmer while inspiring others with his positive outlook on life.

“I am absolutely thrilled to partner with Dolfin as I continue my career towards Rio. I’ve always thrived when I have people around me who are excited about what I’m doing and what I’m capable of doing next. Dolfin has proven that they are 100% behind me,” Dyer says.Tucker Underwater Block1

 


  • Dupree Blog December 2015 What a great way to wrap up 2015. I just got back from the 2015 Canadian American Championships.  It was fun to see fellow Dolfin Pro Michelle Konkoly. We had a lot of fun taking pictures with other athletes wearing their Titanium suits. I really loved racing in it, as well knowing I am in ...

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