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« on: June 25, 2021, 09:34:20 AM »

In addition to some (big) sports enthusiasts, there are also royals who even actively participate in sports. At least 1 royal is a fan of both activities, namely King Willem-Alexander.


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« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2021, 09:45:32 AM »

WA participating in the Elfstedentocht:

Wiki with English info about the Elfstedentocht: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elfstedentocht



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WA speedskating



With Dutch speedskaters (national team / selection):



Well, according to the story WA even proposed to Maxima while skating at a palace pond  Laugh bounce


WA running





soccer / voetbal

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« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2021, 09:50:46 AM »

A very well known sports royal is Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark:

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« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2021, 10:12:12 AM »

With many thanks to RD member Ghost, for referring & linking to this cute picture. Apparently Zara also did a bit of gymnastics beside s horseback riding:

https://www.instagram.com...PIR/?utm_medium=copy_link
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« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2021, 10:19:12 AM »

Princess Beatrice took part in several runs and other sport events for charity:



























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« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2021, 06:57:27 PM »

I had no idea Bea was that active. Good for her and thanks for all the photos Princi!  Star
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« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2021, 02:18:18 AM »

In 1926 Prince Albert, Duke of York competed at Wimbedon.   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CyTgT2GOB8
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« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2022, 10:45:56 PM »

King Gustav V of Sweden played tennis     
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/22166223153525864
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« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2022, 11:10:28 PM »

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge plays polo     
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/48624870947379538
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