On the last day of the Scandinavian tour, the final engagements of the tour took place in the beautiful setting of Holmenkollen, the snowy hills that overlook the city of Oslo after the lunch.
Kensington Palace said “In the beautiful setting of Holmenkollen, the snowy hills that overlook the city of Oslo. Here, Their Royal Highnesses, accompanied by The Crown Prince and Princess, saw how Norwegians embrace the outdoors in the coldest of temperatures, and champion the importance of exercise and wellbeing.”
The Ski Jump having a capacity of more than 70, 000 spectators give a panoramic view of the city.
In the snowy hills, the royal couples met local children waving British flags.
Duchess was greeted with some flowers and chats about how good it is to be outside.
The royals walked through the Holmenkollen ski museum and watched a demonstration from some of Norway’s top under-18 ski jumpers.
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In the jumping tower, former world champion Rune Velta and Skihopper Anniken Mork told the guests what to do to jump skis and how to overcome fear.
Norway has won the most Winter Olympics medals. The couple was briefed about the sporting achievements of the country.
Royal Couple enjoyed the magnificiant view of Oslo from the ski.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge throws a snowball at Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge during visit to Holmenkollen Ski Arena in Oslo pic.twitter.com/k8S0rFKk4X
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The sporty Duchess was in a playful mood and threw a snowball at Prince William that he responded with a smile “It’s too cold for snowballs”.
Later on The Duke and Duchess and The Crown Prince and Princess join a group of local nursery children taking part in an afternoon ski school session on the slopes organized by the Norwegian Ski Federation.
The Duke and Duchess took part in a number of outdoors activities with children, including roasting sausages on an open fire. They baked a simple bread mixture – called pinnebrod – wrapped around a stick and sausages.
The Duchess was in a mother mode at slopes. She helped a little girl who slipped on the snow. As Duchess helped her at the same time another girl took a tumble. Kate exclaimed “Oh no” before checking if she was OK and gave her thumbs up when she got back on her feet.
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They also had a chat with some of the ski instructors that delivers sessions throughout the year to keep children active and engaged with sport as well as visit the adjoining nursery.
At the end, both royal couples posed for photographs with children.
For the last engagement of the tour, Duchess was dressed suitably for the cold outing. She was wearing KJUS Duana two-tone quilted shell down jacket.
Founded by the former Norwegian World Cup alpine ski racer Lasse Kjus the dress was not just suitable for the snow but also a nice sartorial salute to the hosts.
The spicy orange Kjus’ two-tone ski jacket has a figure-hugging silhouette made from shell that’s filled with warm down. This piece has a neck gaiter for extra coverage, a detachable hood and 3D-mesh shoulder inserts to keep your body at a comfortable temperature. The four-way stretch lining provides unrestricted movement on the slopes.
With this the exciting 4 days Scandinavian tour filled with activities and engagements closed Prince William and Kate’s heart comes to its end. The Duke and Duchess will now go back to their cute kids who are waiting for their return.