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Laura Powell

I want to be the fastest cancer survivor when running, the fittest cyclist, the strongest rower and the best supporter I can be, as part of Team Invictus Games 2020.

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Ben McComb

Ben McComb

A Captain 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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Sherry Mcbain

Competing at the Invictus Games is the next step in her recovery; it will afford Sherry the opportunity to develop her sense of self-respect and regain focus.

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Kelly Leonard

The UK Trials was a turning point in my life, I am back competing and I want more. I have started to believe in myself and was proud to show my children, who have never seen me without disability, that with self-belief you can accomplish anything.

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Denise Kidger

Competing in the Invictus UK trials in Sheffield was a huge step forward in Denise’s recovery.

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Andy Kerr

Since starting his Invictus journey he is actively involved with coaching rugby again, has returned to training daily and is slowly re-building his relationship with his daughter.

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Clare Keating

Committed to her training, Clare has joined a running club and recently ran her first 5km, saying she felt “10ft taller” for having done so. She also sings with the Help for Heroes choir which gives her release.

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Lisa Johnston

I feel that by taking part in the Invictus Games 2020, it is the next big step in my recovery pathway.

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Paul Inman

Paul Inman

The Invictus family gives me the support I need and also provides my family with the support they need by introducing them to people who understand their situation too.

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Nathan Huddy

Watching the Invictus Games in 2018, Nathan was inspired to contact Help for Heroes and said it was like “a switch being flicked inside his head.”

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Lucy Holt

The 26-year-old former Senior Aircraftsman in the RAF hopes to use the Invictus experience to gain teaching qualifications so she can work with disabled children.

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Gareth Hennis

Before Invictus came along, former RAF man Gareth, 36, would either stay at home watching television or go to the pub. But Invictus has given him a reason to get up in the morning.

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