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LadyMacAlpine 09-18-2005 10:47 PM

Albert's Life in Sports No. 1 Bob sledding
Albert said he stopped counting how many sports he participated in after 15. I thought it might be fun to see how many different photo's we can locate of him having fun himself in one of men's favorite past times sports. I have several to share thought I would open with the Olypmics photo's where he was carrying the flag for Monaco during the opening ceremony at Lillehammer 1994.

LadyMacAlpine 09-18-2005 11:06 PM

Water sports No. 2, 3, 4
In the water, on the water and under the water. The caption below the photo of Albert swimming reads as follows. Prince Albert of Monaco participates in swim competition of the modern pentathlon here at the University High School in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Sunday, September 5.

LadyMacAlpine 09-18-2005 11:34 PM

Bobsled pushing No. 5
In this event the bobsled is on wheels and they push it along special rails linging the old port.

LadyMacAlpine 09-18-2005 11:48 PM

Shooting No. 6
It appears to be an air rifle which is a very competitive to many sportsman. I am not sure in this photo exactly what the situation is however I am aware he does compete in shooting sports like in the Pentathlon. This was Opening of the 10th Sportel.

LadyMacAlpine 09-18-2005 11:58 PM

Riding No. 7
Riding in the Pentathlon

LadyMacAlpine 09-19-2005 12:09 AM

Tennis No. 8
Tennis over the years Corbis

LadyMacAlpine 09-19-2005 12:20 AM

Running No. 9

LadyMacAlpine 09-19-2005 12:27 AM

Bowling No. 10
Bowling can be fun corbis

LadyMacAlpine 09-19-2005 12:56 AM

Albert has competed in many other sports over the years. Speed boats, bike racing, soccer, golf, Paris Daker race I've seen photo's on. Here is one of your area's guys sports lets get a little competion to find the rarest photo's or even a video of Albert doing what he loves so much. He trained in javelin at Amherst, was on the track team, hand-ball, Judo black-belt, academic champion in swimming, tennis, sailing, skiing, squash, fencing, rowing, fencing, are amongst the many sports he enjoys. He also won medals I know photo's of those can be found as well. Snowball fights and sleding as a child will also count.

Happy surfing thats a sport also.

mw7060a 09-19-2005 08:50 AM

Prince Albert recently gave a speech at the U.S. Soccer Foundation's dinner:

LadyMacAlpine 09-19-2005 12:07 PM

A rare photo. Caption translated from German. Prince Albert of Monaco recovers in the goal from an area run on 15 December 1972 in Monaco. The sporty prince reached on the two kilometers is enough for distance the 16. Place in a field of approximately 200 participants. 1972 would make him 14. Fotomarktplatz

lynda 09-19-2005 08:53 PM

MW7060a, thanks for the url, nice article.

LadyMacAlpine 09-19-2005 09:47 PM

Skiing No. 11
Prince Albert of Monaco at San Cassiano, Italy during the first world stars ski event. San Cassiano. March 22, 2005.
Unsure think it was Cover

LadyMacAlpine 09-19-2005 09:52 PM

Hunting No. 12
Hunting with with his Dad.

dreed777 09-19-2005 10:17 PM

Lots of really good pics here, Lady M!

LadyMacAlpine 09-19-2005 10:27 PM


Originally Posted by dreed777
Lots of really good pics here, Lady M!

Thank you and I have more.
1988 Biking race. Cover

Looks like the count is 13 so far.

Ianna 09-20-2005 05:09 PM

Volleyball No. 14
Nice photos, LadyMac!:) ;) And a great thread to start..:)

To give small contribution..Albert playing volleyball..

Source; Olycom

Ianna 09-20-2005 05:16 PM

Baseball No.15
One sport more..Now 15 we have..;)

Baseball with Sharon Stone..:)

Source; Korpa/hosting imageshack

LadyMacAlpine 09-20-2005 05:21 PM


Originally Posted by Ianna
Nice photos, LadyMac!:) ;) And a great thread to start..:)

To give small contribution..Albert playing volleyball..

Source; Olycom

Cool I knew he played he just had 2 tons of sand taken up to his place to build a volleyball court by the pool area. I like how you picked up I numbered the sports to keep count. I have a fear more to add if no one beats me to it. I like competition as well. I'm hoping someone comes up with his racing speed boats or from his college days. He was on the track team and learned javelin. I haven't gotten back to the photo's of him in his sweats saying Amherst yet so I know they are out there.

Fifteen Al and counting for you.

LadyMacAlpine 09-21-2005 06:54 PM

Hot Air Ballooning I am not going to number this one he was up there no idea if he did any of the work on the flight.
Keystone images

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