'Losing my limbs made me a lot more passionate for life'
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Mark Ormrod says losing his limbs made him 'more passionate for life'

A former Royal Marine has spoken of his life-changing injuries 10 years after being severely wounded in the line of duty.

Mark Ormrod, from Plymouth, lost both legs and his right arm when he stood on an IED in Afghanistan 10 years ago.

He said: "Losing my limbs made me a lot more passionate for life."

Since being injured he has become a motivational speaker, a performance coach and an author.

The former soldier said after his recovery he felt "10 times more driven".

  • 18 Feb 2017