Invictus Games 2016 Live Stream – Watch Opening Ceremony Here!
The 2016 Invictus Games kick off in Orlando, Florida on Sunday night, and Gossip Cop has a live stream of the Opening Ceremony. Watch the event below!
Prince Harry, who served in the British Armed Forces for 10 years, launched the Invictus Games in 2014 to shine a light on wounded soldiers and provide them an opportunity to use sports as a way of recovering. The sporting event features 500 injured service members from 14 different countries competing in various tournaments, including wheelchair basketball, volleyball and other Paralympic-style games.
The 2016 ceremony, which is taking place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World, will open with musical performances by Laura Wright, James Blunt and other surprise guests. Thousands of people are expected to attend the ceremony, which will also feature a number of military performances, including the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, U.S. Army Band, U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps and many more. In addition, there will be inspirational and emotional speeches from injured servicemen.
The first Invictus Games took place in London in 2014, and its already been announced that the 2017 ceremony will be held in Toronto, Canada. NOTE: The live stream is no longer available.