Royals Prince Harry and Meghan Markle bring the Invictus Games to Netflix with the docuseries Heart of Invictus, premiering before the upcoming games.
In an exciting development for fans of the Invictus Games and Royal enthusiasts alike, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are gearing up to present a captivating docuseries titled Heart of Invictus. The series, set to air on Netflix at the end of August, promises an intimate look into the remarkable journey of athletes who have participated in the esteemed international multi-sport event.
Here are the top 5 athletes of the Invictus Games of all time:
- Sgt. Elizabeth Marks: Hailing from the United States, Sgt. Elizabeth Marks’ journey of resilience and triumph has become synonymous with the spirit of the Invictus Games. A member of the US Army, Sgt. Marks overcame injuries sustained in Iraq to become a dominant force in swimming. Her gold-medal performances and unyielding determination have embodied the ethos of the Games.
- Capt. David Henson: A former Royal Engineer, Capt. David Henson, exudes unwavering determination. The British athlete’s journey to the Invictus Games began after he lost both his legs in an explosion in Afghanistan. His triumph in the 200-meter race captured hearts globally, symbolizing the power of self-belief and resilience.
- Master Corporal Natacha Dupuis: A Canadian athlete of remarkable fortitude, Master Corporal Natacha Dupuis embodies the transformative power of adaptive sports. Overcoming challenges from a workplace accident, Dupuis found solace and strength in the Invictus Games. Her gold in seated shot put marked a testament to her determination.
- Sgt. Duncan Slater: The first double amputee to race to the South Pole, British athlete Sgt. Duncan Slater is a paragon of tenacity. His involvement in the Invictus Games saw him transition from the cold expanse of Antarctica to the track, showcasing his prowess in seated shot put and indoor rowing.
- Maurillia Simpson: Representing the Netherlands, Maurillia Simpson is an embodiment of grace and strength. Overcoming injuries sustained in a helicopter crash, Simpson’s journey from trauma to triumph has been nothing short of inspiring. Her achievements in seated shot put and discus events have brought her global recognition.
The timing of the docuseries premiere aligns perfectly with the forthcoming Invictus Games scheduled to take place in Düsseldorf, Germany, from September 9 to September 16. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are anticipated to attend the event, underscoring their continued dedication to the cause and their involvement with the Games.