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Mark Ormrod

Categories: Invictus Games 2018 Athletes

Former Royal Marine Commando Mark was injured in 2007 when he stepped on an IED. The 34-year-old from Plymouth was medically discharged and found solace in the 2017 Invictus Games. This year, he hopes to build on his achievements in Toronto. “Last year was not only my first time participating at the Games, but it was my first time trying any adaptive sport at all since my injuries. It had a huge impact on my recovery and my life. Because of this sport is now a regular part of my life and I really want to build on last year better my performance and push myself as far as I can. I want to feel like I have 100% dominated my injuries. I am building on the improvement of my mental health through sport too, encouraging as many other veterans as possible to take up some form of sport as therapy.”