Pa Modou Njie

Former Private Pa Modou Njie was discharged from the Army in 2012. An amputee, he lost both his legs (left leg below the knee and right leg above the knee) in Afghanistan after stepping on a roadside bomb. Despite life-changing injuries, Pa sees Invictus as his way of looking to the future. “The Invictus Games benefits me both physically and psychologically. Being a part of the team improves my self-confidence and I’m able to achieve my highest potential.” 28-year-old Pa, who lives in Birmingham, knows Invictus is a stepping stone in his recovery journey and has reignited a passion for sport. “I'm highly committed to the Games and my personal recovery journey, and am planning to join a local rowing club to further myself in the sport. I hope to achieve the goal of participating in rowing at a higher level in the near future.”