Prince Harry of Wales, recently announced that Toronto will be hosting the third International Invictus games. The games are an adaptive sporting event for wounded, injured and sick servicemen and servicewoman both serving and veterans.
Prince Harry trained and served with the Military from 2005-2015. It was this time that showed him the reality of the struggles and devastations many soldiers deal with during as well as after serving with the military.
In London England 2014 was the first official Invictus games. Invictus meaning “unconquered,” was created to help inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the wounded, injured soldiers.
Harry felt the sport could help physically, psychologically and socially and Canada will be honored to continue this quest September 26-30, 2017.
You can catch the 2016 games in Orlando now with the opening ceremony tonight, May 8.