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Invictus Games athletes visit ESPN HQ before competing in Orlando next week

SportsCenter recently featured some very special competitors representing the United States Team in the Invictus Games — a multi-sport event for wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women — which will air on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN3, with coverage beginning Sunday from Orlando, Fla., at ESPN Wide World of Sports. The video above recaps how they spent their special day visiting ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol, Conn.


Beyond our telecasts, ESPN hopes to leave a lasting legacy for wounded military members and their families in the Orlando area. In honor of the Games, ESPN Corporate Citizenship will make a $250,000 contribution, which includes a grant to the Fisher House Foundation — providing homes where military and veterans’ families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving medical treatment. ESPN also is providing financial support to Military Adaptive Sports Inc. to transport local members of the military to attend the Opening Ceremony.

From telling the incredible stories of these heroes during our broadcast to our financial support of the Fisher House, we’re incredibly honored to bring the Orlando Invictus Games 2016 to fans across the globe.

Samantha Baron produced this video.

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