Land Rover Sponsors Invictus Games in Toronto
Land Rover Sponsors Invictus Games in Toronto! Recently JLR announced its continued support of the U.S. Armed Forces team as they compete in the Invictus Games Toronto 2017, held September 23-30 with 550 military competitors from 17 nations competing across 12 adaptive sports. If you aren’t familiar with the Invictus Games, the international sporting event is for wounded, ill, and injured service members. The U.S. team is made up of nearly 90 retired or active duty service people who will compete in such events as archery, indoor rowing, powerlifting, road cycling, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, golf, and the Jaguar Land Rover Driving Challenge.
“The men and women of the US Armed Forces Team exemplify the relentless determination of our retired and active-duty service members,” said Joe Eberhardt, President and CEO, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC. “We are proud to continue our support of the team and wish them the best of luck as they compete at the upcoming Games in Toronto.”
According to JLR, the Jaguar Land Rover Driving Challenge will feature “two team members from 13 competing nations will take on the role of driver and navigator in the two time-trials which make up the challenge. Each pair will compete in both the Jaguar F-TYPE SVR and All-New Land Rover Discovery, testing their communication, team-work and strategic planning skills.”