Boaz Tabib was a member of the Paratroopers Infantry Brigade and served in the Lebanon War.
He was critically injured during the fighting in 1982 and sustained severe burns, resulting in the loss of all the fingers on both of his hands, impaired vision and tinnitus.
Boaz underneath 13 months of intense rehabilitative therapy at Beit Halochem, a rehabilitation centre that focuses on sport and recreation and with the encouragement of his fellow wounded veterans, he was eager to take on a new challenge.
With the aid of a special prothesis he began playing table tennis and worked he's way up to competing at a professional level.
He never wanted to let his disability define him and he's looking forward to competing at the Invictus Games Düsseldorf 2023 and to share his recovery experience and help others.