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Lindsay Chapman

Categories: Invictus Games 2017 Athletes

Lindsay, who will be competing in athletics and rowing, was a Private in the Army. Nearly ten years ago, she was involved in a road traffic collision which left her paralysed from the chest down. The physical and mental challenges this brought saw her struggle to be in a military environment as it was a painful reminder of what she had lost. She struggled with her self-worth and experienced low confidence and depression, and was often unable to leave the house for days at a time. “Invictus will help me feel a sense of worth and purpose again by having a goal to aim for, as well as building my confidence and independence back up. For those who have supported me along the way and stood by my side, I want to win a medal for them to show my appreciation and make them proud.”

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