Post Tagged with: "Invictus Games"

Team Canada Competitor Captain (Ret’d) Ryan Carey. Sports have always played a key role in the life of Retired Captain Ryan Carey, who played in the Canadian Football League before joining the Canadian Armed Forces. Listen to Veterans Affairs Canada’s new podcast series, Faces of Freedom, to hear his story of how training to compete in the 2021 Invictus Games has reignited his competitive spirit.
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Invictus Games – Dreams on hold

September 15, 2020 at 4:17 pm

DND This past May, Team Canada was scheduled to compete at the Invictus Games in The Hague, Netherlands, but due to COVID-19 they have had to put their dreams and training on hold until next year. The postponement of the Invictus Games was no doubt a big disappointment for the competitors. To recognize their dedication and motivation, Veterans Affairs Canada collaborated with Soldier On to create a podcast series featuring members of Team Canada. TheRead More

Avr Duval, left, with Prince Harry and Range Rover Challenge teammate Steve Murgatroyd.
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Avr Duval returns home from Invictus Games Toronto 2017

October 3, 2017 at 5:13 pm

Jeff Gaye Avr Martine Duval is home from the Invictus Games, having finished fourth in women’s golf. She has great memories of her event, of her Team Canada colleagues, of competitors from other countries, of the crowds who watched the games and the crowds who literally lined the streets of Toronto to cheer on the world’s ill and injured military athletes. And while she met her fair share of celebrities and dignitaries, she said herRead More

Prince Harry addressed the Invictus Games opening ceremony in Toronto on Saturday.
Photo: Brian Whelan, Invictus Games Toronto 2017

4 Wing athlete enjoying every minute of Invictus Games

September 26, 2017 at 9:00 am

The Courier Avr Martine Duval, Cold Lake’s athlete at Invictus Games Toronto 2017, was riding a high after the Games’ opening ceremony on Saturday. She said Toronto has embraced the games, and is giving participants the star treatment. “Toronto is all Invictus this weekend,” she said Sunday. “Everywhere we go people ask us what our sport is, what country we are from. It’s fantastic.” The opening ceremony drew a capacity crowd to the Air CanadaRead More