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Ian Taylor

Categories: Invictus Games 2017 Athletes , Invictus Games 2016 Athletes

Veteran Army Corporal Ian Taylor was medically discharged in summer 2016 following his participation in the Orlando Invictus Games and his since found readjusting to civilian life a struggle. He is throwing himself into this year’s Games competing in four sports: swimming, powerlifting, rowing and athletics. Ian said: “Orlando 2016 was a fantastic experience. It got me out of a very deep dark hole and allowed me to re-engage with other injured personnel and begin the road to recovery. It took my mind off the scary process of being medically discharged and allowed me to focus on staying fit and positive despite the uncertain and difficult time I was facing. Competing again will allow me to stay focused and motivated and give me the chance to show people, especially my son, yet again what I can achieve no matter what difficulties and hurdles I face.”