Coasties To Represent Team Australia At The Invictus Games

18 Apr 2023

Central Coast locals Craig Ball and Karl Woodward have been selected to represent Australia in September at the 2023 Invictus Games in Düsseldorf.

Member for Terrigal Adam Crouch said that the entire Central Coast will be backing Craig and Karl come September.


“It is great to hear that our very own Coasties will be participating in the Invictus Games in Germany”


“The Invictus Games provides a platform to inspire recovery, rehabilitation and recognition for our wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women and it is fantastic that we have two of our own in Team Australia.”


Craig Ball is founder of the Central Coast Men’s Walk and Talk mental health awareness group, as well as a mental health and empowerment mentor and will be competing in archery, indoor rowing and sitting volleyball.


Karl Woodward is a Terrigal local who joined the Royal Australian Air Force in 2007 and was deployed across the Middle East as well as South Sudan to support the United Nations Mission in South Sudan. He will be competing in indoor rowing, swimming and wheelchair rugby.