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Julian 'Jules' Allen

Julian 'Jules' Allen

Jules was 18 when he went on his first operational tour, but his career was cut short due to a back injury and undiagnosed PTSD. It got so bad he even attempted suicide. Jules is now competing at the Invictus Games and said his sports recovery journey has saved his life.

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David Cruickshanks Falklands War anniversary story

David Cruickshanks Falklands War anniversary story

David was 17 when he set sail on HMS Fearless for the Falklands War. Under constant attack from the Argentinian air force and having to carry out dangerous night missions, David made memories that would last him a lifetime.

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Sue Warner Falklands War story

Sue Warner Falklands War story

Sue was 23 when she travelled to the Falklands War to serve as a Royal Navy nurse on the hospital ship the SS Uganda. She treated many badly wounded young British and Argentinian men.

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Clare Keating

Clare Keating

Clare the winner. Clare the athlete. Clare the competitor. That is how former Senior Aircraftsman Clare, 41, from Poole, wants to be perceived. Not just as a wife, mother, cook, cleaner, or as someone who will be completely blind in five to 10 years’ time.

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Gary Callier

Gary Callier

Former Lance Corporal Gary Callier started off his Invictus journey isolated from his family and friends and life but the games have given him something to work towards, a focus and a goal to reach.

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Anthony Young

Anthony Young

Former British Army veteran Antony Young has worked hard to transition into civilian life and can’t wait to get out to The Hague to represent Team UK at the Invictus Games.

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David Wilkinson

David Wilkinson

The Invictus programme has enabled David Wilkinson to build his confidence and also support those in a similar situation.

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Daniel Phillips

Daniel Phillips

"I've been quite taken back by the number of people calling me and my story inspiring and of the Invictus athletes at the trials in Sheffield that said I had inspired them to be there"

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Daniel O'Connor

Daniel O'Connor

Inspired and motivated by his recent participation at the Invictus UK Trials, Daniel is passionate to seize the opportunity to represent Team UK

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Anthony Morris

Anthony Morris

Former RAF Squadron leader Antony Morris is determined to prove he can “still win” and has vowed not to let (CFS) hold him back and was inspired and motivated the Invictus UK Trials in July 2019.

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Chaze Melluish

Chaze Melluish

The Invictus programme has given me a healthy, positive direction, rather than allow it to swallow me whole

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Ben McComb

Ben McComb

A Major in the British Army, Ben McComb credits his Invictus journey in re-igniting his passion and commitment to sport and all the benefits, both physical and emotional, it brings.

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