ESPN2’s Invictus Games Coverage May 11; Interview with George W. Bush Discussing Invisible Wounds

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ESPN2’s Invictus Games Coverage May 11; Interview with George W. Bush Discussing Invisible Wounds

Jeremy Schaap, who won a Sports Emmy Award last night, and Marysol Castro will host ESPN2’s primetime Invictus Games coverage tonight beginning at 7 p.m. ET. The 60-minute program will originate from ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando. Highlights:

  • Emotional pep talk from ESPN3 analyst and Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines to the U.S. swim team.
  • Schaap’s interview with George W. Bush discussing invisible wounds.
  • Highlights of sitting volleyball, swimming and wheelchair rugby.
  • Showcase “Up Close and Personal” feature by Tom Rinaldi on U.S. swimmer Tim Payne
  • John Brenkus,host of ESPN Sport Science, will look at August O’Neill’s swimming and seated volleyball performance from a scientific viewpoint.

ESPN2’s coverage will also be available live via WatchESPN across computers, smartphones, tablets, and connected devices via an affiliated video provider.

Tune in Thursday, May 12, starting at 8 a.m. on ESPN3 for coverage of the wheelchair tennis and wheelchair basketball finals. The Closing Ceremony will air live at 7 p.m. on ESPN2.

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Belen Michelis is a senior publicist focusing on ESPN Corporate Citizenship, Spelling Bee, Invictus Games, Warrior Games, ESPN local radio (98.7FM NY, ESPNLA 710, ESPN Chicago 1000), Misc. Sports and the WNBA. Prior to joining the ESPN Communications team, Michelis worked in Ad Sales for ESPN Deportes and International from 2010-2014. Michelis graduated from Boston College in 2010.
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