Retired Army Captain William Reynolds competed in the Invictus Games Tuesday after losing a leg in Iraq.
The Invictus Games is a competition for wounded veterans of war that is currently taking place in Orlando, Flordia. Reynolds is the Team USA captain and completed his race Tuesday.
ESPN posted a picture of his incredible feat on Instagram with the caption, “Retired Army captain William Reynolds lost his left leg due to the explosion of an IED during combat in Baghdad in 2004. Today, the U.S. Team’s captain competed in track and field events at the Invictus Games. #TriumphOfTheDay [Credit: Kohjiro Kinno/ESPN Images].” (SLIDESHOW: This Gorgeous Olympian Loves To Show Off Lots Of Skin)
It’s always great to see veterans succeeding after they leave the service.