Prince Harry to feature in Netflix Paralymic Games documentary

  • Prince Harry will feature in a new Netflix documentary.
  • Rising Phoenix tells the story of the Paralympic Games.
  • The documentary will be available to stream on Wednesday, 26 August.

"There isn't anything in the world that can bring you back from the darkest places than sport," says Prince Harry in the trailer for a new Netflix documentary.

The 35-year-old will feature in the upcoming documentary, Rising Phoenix, that tells the story of the Paralympic Games.

From the rubble of World War II to the third biggest sporting event on the planet, the Paralympics sparked a global movement which continues to change the way the world thinks about disability, diversity and human potential, reads the official synopsis for the film.

The film is directed by Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui and will feature athletes from around the world including Bebe Vio (Italy), Ellie Cole (Australia), Jean-Baptiste Alaize (France), Matt Stutzman (USA) and Ntando Mahlangu (South Africa).


The Duke has been an advocate for the positive influence sports can have on lives.

In 2014 he launched the Invictus Games which is dedicated to rehabilitating sick and injured army veterans.

A spokesperson for Harry said: "The Duke is proud to have been one of the people who contributed to this film, which is a unique and powerful documentary that hopes to change the way people view disability - and tell the incredible story of the Paralympics," reports the New Zealand Herald.

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