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Old 11-28-2004, 07:52 AM
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Royals and sports

Royals also have interested in Sports and they are also good at some sports.Queen Elizabeth II had won at horse race a lot of time,King Harald is good at sailing,William at Polo and also swimming(and now he plays surfing),...So this thread post about Royals good at which Sports.
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A lot of people know that Australian Crown Princess Mary of Denmark is very fond of sports, i think she was captain of the netball team at highschool.
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King Juan Carlos, Prince Felipe and Infanta Cristina are fond of sailing, they regularly take part in trphies, etc. Infanta Elena likes horse racing (she is the only one in the family, I think), and Inaki is fond of handball (obviously ).
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King Carl XVI Gustaf - car racing, boating, yachting, skiing (he has skied Vasaloppet three times - the longest cross country ski race in the world which is 90 kilometres long)
Queen Silvia - skiing
Crown Princess Victoria - golf
Prince Carl Philip - car racing (has a license to compete), skiing (has competed in Vasaloppet once), football, swimming
Princess Madeleine - horseback riding (used to compete in showjumping), skiing

King Harald, Queen Sonja and the rest of the Norwegian Royal Family likes skiing (which Norwegian doesn't ) and I think also hiking.
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Old 12-10-2004, 11:07 PM
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Prince Charles good at Polo,i always see him at Polo and sometimes Skiing.
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Old 12-11-2004, 02:05 PM
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Queen Elizabeth II: riding and swimming (she won a competition at 13).
Duke of Edinburgh: cricket, hockey, polo, skiing, water skiing, sailing (in the past); carriage driving (since early 1970s to present); shooting - it's considered a sport - until present.
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bravo to the king of sweden and carl philip for doing the wasa (there is a bit of royal connection to that race)
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Haakon - telemark skiing, surfing and more things i dont remember
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King Harald, Queen Sonja and the rest of the Norwegian Royal Family likes skiing (which Norwegian doesn't )
*raises a hand* Don't care much for skiing.

Crown Princess Mette-Marit was into Volleyball when she was younger, as a player, a coach and an umpire. (source: kongehuset.no)

Crown Prince Haakon played football as a kid.
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Queen Beatrix: Skiing, horseback riding, sailing and tennis.
Prince of Orange: Skiing, sailing, jogging, ice-skating, golf, skuba-diving, horseback riding and tennis.
Princess Maxima: Skiing, jogging, swimming, sailing.
Prince Constantijn:Soccer, golf, skiing, tennis.
Princess Laurentien: Tennis, skiing, fitness, sailing.
Princess Margriet: Skiing, ice-skating, horseback riding, walking
Prof. Mr. Pieter van Vollenhoven: skuba-diving, golf, skiing
Prince Maurits: Wind-surfing, swimming, jogging, sailing, skuba-diving, skiing
Princess Marilene: Tennis, ice-skating, jogging
Prince Benhard:Sailing, swimming, skiing, skuba-diving, wind-surfing.
Princess Annette: Tennis, hockey, skiing.
Prince Pieter-Christiaan: Skuba-diving, jogging, skiing, hockey.
Princess Anita: Tennis, skiing.
Prince Floris: Skiing, tennis, golf.
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Beatrix teaching constantijn how to ski ^^
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All Royals love to ski
Greek and Spanish Royals are very fond of sailing: King Constantine, Queen Sofia, King Juan Carlos, Infanta Cristina and Prince Felipe all went to the Olympic Games in sailing and KC won the olympic gold in 1960, Iñaki Urdangarín (Infanta Cristina's husband) was the captain of the Spanish handball team who got bronze medals in 1996 and 2000.
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Old 05-06-2006, 04:58 PM
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All Royals love to ski
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That's true! :) nearly all of them are skiing!

did queen elizabeth ever ski?
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71 years old Queen Sonja climbing the Norwegian Mountains

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I can't believe that she is 71! She is in such good shape, and she looks absolutely fantastic. I am not even half her age, and she makes me feel quite lazy! The people of Norway must be very proud of her.
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Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark loves to sail. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v4...W07df_0550.jpg
Princess Mary loves to Horse Ride.

Prince Albert of Monaco competed in the Olympics '88, '92, '94, '98 for bobsled.

William, Harry and Charles love to play Polo and ski.

Elizabeth Riding.
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Pauline Ducruet (daughter of Princess Stephanie of Monaco) : diving
Princess Nathalie (niece of Queen Margrethe) : horse riding
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Marie-Chantal of Greece loves to ski. So does Princess Marie of Denmark. I've also read that Crown Princess Mary of Denmark loves to play golf. She has a membership at a few golf clubs, and is reportedly an avid golfer (or at least she once was).
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