Starts 50 yard backstroke with power
Starting in lane five, Sgt. 1st Class Jorge, Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, starts with a powerful push on the wall for the 50 yard back stroke, competing in swimming during the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. More than 100 wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans from across the United States congregated at West Point to train and compete in the Army Warrior Trials, June 15-19. The event is hosted by Warrior Transition Command and includes athletes from the Army, Marines and Air Force facing off in archery, basketball, cycling, track and field, swimming, shooting, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball. Participants in the trials include athletes with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, visual impairment, serious illnesses and amputations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber)

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