Get ready Australia
Invictus Games Toronto 2017 was an amazing experience for everyone involved. On 20 October 2018 Invictus Games Sydney will kick off. Competitors, family, friends and fans – get ready to get your #GameOnDownUnder
Australia entrusted with the Invictus Games flag
During the closing ceremony of Invitcus Games Toronto 2017 the Canadian team captains returned the Invictus Games Flag to Invictus Games Foundation Trustee Dave Henson who passed it on to the Australian team captains to carry back to Australia the host of Invictus Games Sydney 2018.
I am a mate
Former Australian Army Medical Technician Stewart Sherman and Royal Australian Air Force Aeronautical Engineer, Squadron Leader Danny Jeffery, are among the team of 43 Australians in Toronto for the 2017 Invictus Games. United by sport, the two men are overcoming their mental injuries together, as mates.
I am a father
Meet former Australian Army Sergeant Garry Robinson DSM – he’s a veteran, a survivor, a husband and a father. He’s also in training to compete at his third Invictus Games. With the support of his family Garry has overcome terrible mental and physical injuries sustained in a Black Hawk helicopter crash in Afghanistan and come out the other side.
I am a competitor
Sapper Curtis McGrath OAM is an Australian Army Combat Engineer and Invictus Games competitor. He is currently training for the 2017 Invictus Games to be held in Toronto in late September. While on deployment, a bomb changed his life forever. His story is testament to the healing power of sport.
Game on down under
The Invictus Games are heading Down Under in 2018 with Sydney to host 500 competitors from 18 nations in a celebration of the healing power of sport.
Invictus Games Sydney 2018 announcement
Founded by Prince Harry, the Invictus Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women and the families that play such an important supporting role. It is the only international adaptive sporting event for wounded, ill and injured active duty and veteran service members.