Prince Harry Creates The Invictus Games: A Paralympic Event Happening This Fall!

2:28 PM EDT 7/31/2014 by Leila Falls, Celebeat Reporter

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Prince Harry created the Invictus Games--a competition for injured soldiers that will feature sports from cycling to swimming. Invictus is Latin for "unconquered" and heroes from 14 countries will be participating this fall.

"These guys are a credit to the country so this gives them a chance to come out and inspire others around them," Harry said on BBC Radio 2 this morning reports ABC News.

Prince Harry served in the army, including a four-month tour in Afghanistan back in 2013. "Everyone's wearing the same uniform and doing the same kind of thing. I get on well with the lads and I enjoy my job," Prince Harry told The Guardian, describing how he feels at home with his military friends.

After attending the Colorado Warrior Games in 2013, Prince Harry was inspired and wanted to organize a similarly empowering Paralympic experience in the United Kingdom. "Happy to steal it off the Americans," Prince Harry jokingly shared on the air. But it hasn't been easy creating such a large event in less than a year, explained Prince Harry to the BBC; "This is basically my full-time job at the moment, making sure that we pull this off."

According to the BBC, there are 55,000 general tickets now on sale and that doesn't account for the last day's concert starring The Foo Fighters and other musical guests.

The games begin on September 10th until the 14th at the Olympic Park in London. Harry promises this will become an annual event and, for that, we support you Prince Harry!

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