At the end of the Games, I would hope to leave with a medal in every event I competed in, along with the motivation of what it took to get to that point. Initially, I saw the Warrior Games as a way to stay connected with other Special Operations veterans and participate in their training program, but the journey became so much more than that. Traumatic brain injury and knee damage after being hit by a car. The Warrior Games remind me that we have an obligation, whatever our circumstances, to pursue excellence in all we do, both in sport and in life. I went from running marathons and long-distance triathlons to nearly passing out on short runs.
Traumatic brain injury and knee damage after being hit by a car.
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Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Primary Menu Warsaw Local. I never had a plan A or B for my life—or a five-year plan. Retired Navy Aircrewman Events: After numerous panic attacks and several nervous breakdowns, I boarded the plane. The more time I spent at the gym, the happier I became. My amputation has made me more resilient.