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Jonathan Congreve

Jonathan Congreve

For Welsh Army veteran Jonathan, being part of the Invictus Games will have life-saving benefits not only for himself, but for his friends and family

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Gillian Charlton

Gillian Charlton

Becoming involved in Invictus has demonstrated to me that I don’t need to go back to that ‘normal’ but that I can rewrite my script.

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Steven Baldwin

Steven Baldwin

Since leaving the forces and especially over the last ten-years, former Army Private Steven Baldwin has really struggled with his mental health and almost totally withdrawn from society.

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Stephen Ashcroft

Stephen Ashcroft will be balancing his Invictus Games journey with completing a PhD in crop genetics.

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Jordan Armitage

Jordan Armitage

Lance Corporal Jordan Armitage, of County Durham, said taking part in the Team UK trials at Sheffield not only helped with his knee injury, but enabled him to start dealing with his mental health struggles

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The story of Paul Colling

The story of Paul Colling

Army veteran Paul Colling lost the life and the job he loved after a traumatic leg injury left him in near-constant pain. The former Corporal in the Royal Signals was medically discharged after serving 16 years and says that the charity is one of the main reasons he’s still here today.  Read Paul's journey.

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Dave Watson

Dave Watson

Dave Watson’s life changed forever when he stepped on a hidden bomb in Afghanistan in 2010, losing both legs and an arm. He can still vividly remember the horrific details of that day.

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Kev Gray

Kev Gray

Kev Gray was discharged from the army in 1995, suffering with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) triggered by experiences in Northern Ireland and the first Gulf War.

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Carl Shadrake

Carl Shadrake

Carl Shadrake was critically injured twice in Afghanistan. The second time, not only did he have to come to terms with his own injuries, but he also had to cope with the devastating news that his brother had been killed in action.

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