by Mark Ormrod


My situation and circumstances don’t define my life, what defines my life is the meaning I have chosen to attach to what happened to me and to the positive lessons I’ve learned along the way.

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Mark Ormrod MBE

A former Royal Marine from Plymouth, Devon, became the first triple amputee to survive a battlefield injury after an IED explosion in Afghanistan on Christmas Eve 2007.

Despite losing both legs and his right arm, and being pronounced dead twice, Ormrod made an extraordinary recovery.

Within 14 weeks, he walked on prosthetics to receive his Operational Service Medal from HRH the Duke of Edinburgh.

Post-recovery, he continued serving with the Royal Marines, worked for the RMA – The Royal Marines Charity, and established a significant social media presence for the charity.

Ormrod is a motivational speaker, mentor, and an advocate for wounded veterans, participating in numerous endurance challenges and winning medals at the Invictus Games.

His resilience and positivity inspire many, embodying the #NoLimits philosophy, symbolised by a logo representing strength and focus.

#No Limits

Mark Ormrod

  • Award Winning Author

    Mark has been prominently featured both in national and local media on BBC, ITV, Plymouth Live and most recently on the American network CNN.

  • Coaching

    Mark is now a mentor to other above knee amputees and an ambassador for the world’s leading prosthetics provider Dream Team Prosthetics.

  • Speaking

    Mark offers a range of keynote speeches that leave his audiences inspired and motivated to better both their personal and professional lives regardless of difficulties and set backs.

TRAGEDY TO TRIUMPH | THE DEBRIEF | Royal Marines Veteran & Triple Amputee