H.S.H. Princess Charlene of Monaco Nominated for the World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year (VIDEO)

It was recently announced that H.S.H. Princess Charlene of Monaco  was nominated for the World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year.

Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene provides unbelievably outstanding support of the sport of open water swimming from her new position as the Princess of Monaco.   A former Olympic pool swimmer, the Princess did the Midmar Mile and became interested in doing more.  She is truly genuine, clearly charismatic and a major player in raising awareness and funds to support open water swimming, especially for Special Olympics athletes.  In myriad public and private ways, the Princess understands the global potential for doing good and instigating positive change in the world, especially when royalty, sports and causes intersect.  For her efforts to promote acceptance and inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities and support of open water swimmers involved in the Special Olympics International movement, Her Royal Highness Charlene Wittstock is a worthy nominee for the 2011 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year.

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Source: Openwaterswimming.com

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Blauw Bloed: Weekly Royal Video News

It’s Sunday so you know what that means… it’s time for Blauw Bloed, your weekly royal video news.   🙂

In this week’s episode, host Jeroen Snel, discusses Princess Maxima at an event in Utrecht, the on-going drama with Prince Laurent of Belgium, H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands at an event in Den Haag and much more.

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H.R.H. Prince Felipe of Asturias Attends the Inauguration of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

H.R.H. Prince Felipe of Asturias is currently in Buenos Aires, Argentina where he attended the inauguration ceremony of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner held at the presidential palace on December 10, 2011.  Prior to the celebration of the Argentine president’s second four-year term in office, Prince Felipe attended a luncheon on Friday, December 9, 2011 at the Spanish embassy in Buenos Aires.

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Photo courtesy of: Daylife/J. Mabromtata/AFP