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Steve Sebburn

Categories: Invictus Games 2017 Athletes

Doctors told Army veteran Steve ‘Seb’ Sebburn that he would never run or cycle again as a result of back and brain injuries. But he refused to accept that diagnosis and, in applying for the Invictus Games, he set about trying to prove them wrong. He found it tough returning to civilian life but now has something to focus on. Steve, who will be competing in cycling and athletics (1500m), said: “My whole life has been geared towards the military and now I find myself back again in civilian life I am finding it a struggle. To have the Invictus Games as a target I feel I have something to aim for again, not just the doom and gloom of having an uncertain future. If I compete in this sort of an event it's a big ‘I told you I could’ to the doctors who said I wouldn’t be able to run or cycle again.”

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