The Olympic Games mean big business for the British Royal family, and Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton have been avid, patriotic followers of the games. However, there was one race that had that special family touch when William’s cousin, Zara Phillips, competed in the cross-country phase of the horse riding competition. While you’d think they’d be fully focussed on the race, at some points the royal couple seemed more interested in each other – leaning in close for a conversation before gazing into each other’s eyes. The Royal couple make a dashing pair; Prince William was dressed in a “team GB” polo shirt with an Olympic Games pin, while Kate was elegant and understated in a white shirt and blazer. Thanks for the unusually hot weather for the UK, the couple looked rather cool in their sunglasses. The event was huge for the Windsors who came out in droves to support their own, and Zara certainly didn’t let them down. She pulled the British team into second place and raised her own position from the 24th up to the tenth.
But the cross-country part of the competition is the most nerve racking, with accidents occurring left right and centre, and the royals were all there in full force to support her. Along with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in attendance were Prince Harry, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie and the Duchess of Cornwall. While it was Zara’s day of victory, Prince William and Kate Middleton continued to look at each other as if they were the ones taking home the prize.
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