Born in Wichita ,
Kansas , Bob graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington
with a Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Law. He holds a Master of Science in
Sports Management from the University of Tennessee . He is also a
On January 7, 1979 Bob lost his arms below the elbow and his legs
above the knee, due to a rare blood disease called meningococcemia,
which is a rare form of meningitis.
In his 11 years of playing Quadriplegic
(“Quad”) Rugby, Bob has won five U.S. Quad Rugby National
Championships with the Lakeshore Demolition of Birmingham, AL and
has won two medals playing rugby for the U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby National
Team. He earned one silver medal at
Wheelchair Rugby Championships, Gothenburg, Sweden and
one bronze medal at the
Games, Athens, Greece.
Murderball/Wheelchair Rugby in Action
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In the summer of 2005, moviegoers got
to know Bob as one of the hard charging Quad Rugby players who were
profiled in the critically-acclaimed documentary MURDERBALL. The
film chronicled the team’s quest for gold at the 2004 Paralympic
Games in Athens , Greece . The U.S. team took home the bronze.
Bob currently works at the Lakeshore Foundation, an official U.S.
Olympic and Paralympic training site, as a Recreation Specialist.
Through his success on the rugby court and in
the work place, Bob is helping U.S. Paralympics® founding sponsor,
The Hartford, positively change public attitudes and perceptions
Check Out Bob's New Adventure!
Concerning the Movie
"MurderBall" in which Bob Co-starred:
"Seek first the kingdom of God and all
his righteousness will be added unto you" (Matt 6:33)
arms, no legs, no problem!"
Would you like Bob
Lujano to speak at your function?
Bob is a motivational and very inspirational speaker. He is
available to speak at corporate events as well as conferences,
schools and churches. Please contact him for full
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