Land Rover Sponsors Invictus Games US Armed Forces Team
Land Rover of North America announced its continued support of the U.S. Armed Forces Team for the second year in a row as they participate in the Invictus Games in Toronto for 2017. Land Rover is a presenting partner of the Games which are from September 23-30 in Toronto, Canada. This year is highlighted by the addition of the Jaguar Land Rover Driving Challenge as a new medal opportunity for the participants.
The Invictus Games, now in their third year, will be the largest Games yet, with 550 military competitors representing 17 nations competing in 12 adaptive sports such as archery, indoor rowing, powerlifting, road cycling, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, and golf. As a result of the sponsorship, this year adds the Jaguar Land Rover Driving Challenge.
The Jaguar Land Rover Driving Challege consists of a driver and navigator team and they will compete in two time trials for the challenge. They will drive both the Jaguar F-TYPE SVR and the All-New Land Rover Discovery in these challenges, putting their communication, strategic planning, and teamwork skills to the test.
The men and women of the U.S Armed Forces team will represent all five branches of our military. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and the Coast Guard. “The men and women of the US Armed Forces Team exemplify the relentless determination of our retired and active-duty service members,” said Joe Eberhardt, President and CEO, Jaguar Land Rover, North America, LLC. “We are proud to continue our support of the team and wish them the best of luck as they compete at the upcoming Games in Toronto.”
Land Rover Colorado Springs Will Be Cheering On the U.S. Armed Forces Team
The team at Land Rover Colorado Springs will be cheering for our U.S. Armed Forces Team at the Invictus Games, which is the only international event for adaptive sport, specifically for wounded and injured veterans.