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QLD – Networking Event – Power Brunch
Having Courage and Humility to Overcome the Battle Ahead
Speaker: Mark Urquhart - Invictus Games
A freak parachute accident in 1993 changed the course of Mark’s life.
He had been exiting a Hercules aircraft when his parachute opened and the wind flicked his legs up and they caught in the risers of the parachute. Three quarters of the way down Mark was able to pull some air into the canopy but this was not enough to save him from injury when he crashed to the ground. It was the start of a long, painful journey as doctors and surgeons tried to fix Mark’s broken body.
In 2008 after a series of medical mishaps Mark became an incomplete paraplegic and was no longer able to walk.
All this didn’t stop Mark’s sporting career. He started triathlons and in 2014 become a world champion and went on to the Invictus Games where he won medals and struck up an unlikely friendship with Prince Harry.
In July 2016 Mark decided to have his legs amputated in the hope that he could walk again and 6 weeks after surgery Mark achieved a medical miracle and he stood up. His latest challenge is to do Kokoda in August 2019 with other broken para-troopers.
Mark continues to amaze all that come into contact with him – his inspiration, determination and ability to overcome challenges is amazing.
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Beverages: Self-serve chilled juices available along with freshly brewed coffee and assorted tea station.
Devonshire High Tea: Served in the true tradition of a ‘High Tea’, you will be feasting on beautifully arranged ribbon sandwiches, seasonal fruit and freshly baked scones served with jam and clotted cream.
Special Diets: Special dietary requirements are to be indicated in the comments section of your booking form. Due to venue policy we are required to give 3 working days notice prior to this event for special diets that are to be served on the day. Sorry, but any special diet bookings received after this time cannot be guaranteed. To discuss further contact us on T: 1800 052 476.
Parking: There is complimentary onsite parking at this venue.
Tickets: Members $49.00 | Visitors $69.00
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