The Invictus Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women.

“These Games have shone a spotlight on the ‘unconquerable’ character of servicemen and women, their families and the ‘invictus’ spirit. These Games have been about seeing guys sprinting for the finish line and then turning round to clap the last man in. They have been about teammates choosing to cross the line together, not wanting to come second, but not wanting the other guys to either. These Games have shown the very best of the human spirit.”

Prince Harry, Patron of the Invictus Games Foundation

“Up until my awareness of the Invictus Games, all I had been doing was living in memories. In my mind my life has been over and I was just waiting to be done because I’m not capable of doing or living like I used to. I‘m starting to think however, that my game has just begun.”

Competitor, Team USA

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Apr 18, 2018

“To me the Invictus Games is about never giving up”

Nicola joined the Army aged 17. During basic training she suffered a blackout, was hospitalised and subsequently medically discharged. Nicola profoundly missed military life and the feeling of being part of a team so she joined the Territorial Army, first as an engineer before transferring to the Royal Army Medical Corps. In 2004 Nicola joined […]

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Mar 16, 2018

Invictus Games Sydney 2018 and Beyondblue Working Together for Mental Health

Invictus Games Sydney 2018 and beyondblue are working together to highlight the positive impact that sport, physical exercise and participation can have on mental health and wellbeing. For the first time, the Invictus Games, presented by Jaguar Land Rover, will be held in Australia and more than 500 competitors – former and current military personnel from 18 […]

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Mar 14, 2018

“Inspiring others and being a part of something bigger than myself”

Michael served with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard for 10 years. During his military service he deployed three times: Bosnia in 2002, Iraq in 2004 and Afghanistan in 2008. On 18th June 2008 whilst on tour in Afghanistan, Michael’s patrol came under fire. He was seriously injured when a mortar landed 3 meters from him, […]

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