King Charles III to take up new hobby following major move

Melanie MacLeod

King Charles III was an avid swimmer from a young age, with many photographs showing him frolicking in the sea – but is believed to have retired from the hobby more recently.

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While at home in Gloucestershire Highgrove househas a pool, is outdoors and has been reported by Gloucestershire Live that the king was wary of being seen by the public taking a dip in the exposed area of ​​his garden.

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Buckingham Palacewhere the king should live Queen Consort Camillahas a Indoor Swimming Pool – allow the monarch to take a bath privately.

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Swimming is known to be good for relieving anxiety as it promotes mindfulness, making it a helpful occupation when the role of head of state becomes too much for the new king.

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His mother, Queen Elizabeth the second was also a talented swimmer, entering the water at the age of 10. Corresponding Magazine swimming worldThe Queen started with breaststroke and backstroke and quickly earned her first medal in swimming.

King Charles III was an avid swimmer from a young age

The young queen has reportedly earned several lifesaving certificates over the years, and she was awarded a badge recognizing skill and grace in every stroke and dive.

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Queen Elizabeth II, always the high achiever, received an award for best swimmer (for girls up to 14 years old).

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Following her accession to the throne, Her Majesty was a patron of the Amateur Swimming Association (now known as British Swimming), ostensibly because she viewed swimming not just as a competitive sport, but as an activity beneficial to well-being.

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