Injured Marine's 3000 Mile Cycle

Plymouth Royal Marine Mark Ormrod who lost three limbs in Afghanistan begins a 3000 mile bike ride and run around the UK today with the Tour de Forces team.

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Injured Marine sets off from Plymouth

Mark Ormrod Credit: Richard Lawrence

Mark Ormrod has begun a 3000 mile bike ride and run around the UK.

The former Royal Marine, who lost both legs and his right arm in an explosion in Afghanistan, set off with fellow cyclists from Plymouth's Citadel just before 9am.

He's part of the Tour de Forces team, which includes war veterans and civilians, raising money for four different forces charities.

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