(VIDEO) HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Participates in an Open Water Swim Race.


On Saturday, July 4, 2015, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark participated in the 2015 Vansbrosimningen in Vansbro, Sweden.

The open water swim race is “…Europe’s largest open water event and [is] a part of the ‘en Svensk Klassiker’.  The 3 kilometers race takes place in the Vanån and Västerdalälven rivers…” according to the Vansbrosimningen official website.

This isn’t the first time the future king of Denmark has participated in a grueling physical race.  On August 18, 2013, Crown Prince Frederik participated in the KMD Ironman Copenhagen which not only included the 3.8 kilometer swim, but also a 180 kilometer cycle as well as a 42.2 kilometer run.

Click here to view photos from Saturday’s event.

 Click here to watch an interview with the crown prince.

Photo courtesy of Kongehuset