Prince Charles Climbs Wall for Queen’s Jubilee

Prince Charles

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updated 07/18/2012 AT 11:20 AM ET

originally published 07/18/2012 AT 3:20 PM ET

It seems everyone is getting ready for the London Summer Olympics, even Prince Charles. (Who did your uniform, Your Majesty, Ralph Lauren?)

Here, in a photo taken Wednesday, the next in line to the throne, 63, attempts the new climbing wall in the gym at the Grainville Secondary School in St. Helier.

The Prince of Wales, accompanied by wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, also visited with students at the school before meeting a crowd of about 1,000 people in the Central Market. The visit was all part of the royal couple’s tour to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

As for Charles’s wall-climb, John McGuinness, head teacher of Grainville, told the BBC: “The Prince did quite a stretch in his suit, and he drew a gasp from everyone, including the Duchess.”


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