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Sports and Recreation

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Sport can be a great way to re-motivate yourself after leaving the military and to find a new purpose. Find out how you can get started.

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Recreational sport and exercise

Recreational sport and exercise

If you're looking to get fit or want something to focus on, Recreational sport and exercise can help you in your recovery.

Get Fit, Get Focused
Sports Series

Sports Series

The Sports Series aims to provide a training and competition series across a range of sports.

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Join Team UK

Join Team UK

Since the Invictus Games launched in 2014, hundreds of wounded British military personnel and veterans have represented their country, county, city or club in sporting events at home and further afield.

Join Team UK
Invictus Games Sydney 2018

Invictus Games Sydney 2018

Things are heading Down Under for the Invictus Games 2018. Read more about the Games here.

Invictus Games 2018
PyeongChang 2018

PyeongChang 2018

Help for Heroes athlete Scott Meenagh has been selected to represent Great Britain at this year’s Winter Paralympic Games in PyeongChang

PyeongChang 2018
Previous Invictus Games

Previous Invictus Games

Find out how Help for Heroes has supported UK athletes at the Invictus Games.

Previous Invictus Games
Performance Sport

Performance Sport

Taking part in sport at a higher level could be your chance to represent your country again.

A higher level of sport
Sports Recovery

Sports Recovery

Sport can help build confidence while keeping you fit, so we offer a range of opportunities for you in sport.

Sports Recovery in Depth
Previous events

Previous events

Take a look at some of the sporting events our athletes have taken part in.

Previous Events
Invictus Games

Invictus Games

The Invictus Games is a multi-sport event that is open to all wounded, injured and sick serving personnel and veterans.

The Invictus Games
Pyeongchang Paralympic Inspiration Programme

Pyeongchang Paralympic Inspiration Programme

Help for Heroes are working alongside The British Paralympic Association (BPA) to run the 2018 Paralympic Inspiration Programme (PiP) for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.

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Ash Coles

“I feel like a soldier but I’m not. Once it’s built into you, it’s drilled into your head. You’ll never get it out.”

That is the sentiment of former Rifleman Ash Coles whose military career made a promising start when he passed out with the best shot in his platoon. But a serious car crash in 2010 cut short his life in the Army before he ever saw an operational tour.

Read Ash's Story