The royal joined Sir Richard Branson off the coast of Sicily

By Simon Perry
September 28, 2016 03:05 PM
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Princess Beatrice proved her strength on Tuesday.

The royal completed a two-and-a-half mile charity swim (the latest leg in a month-long odyssey), alongside billionaire Richard Branson and Entourage actor Adrian Grenier, off the coast of Sicily.

On Thursday, Beatrice will take part in a 68-mile mountain bike ride, an 8.5-mile trail run and around 7-mile hike to the summit of Mount Etna in Sicily.

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Led by business tycoon Sir Richard, the Virgin is an epic journey that started in Zermatt, Switzerland, on September 2. It includes a five-day hike followed by a bike ride of nearly 1,250 miles.

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Bea, who recently split from longtime boyfriend Dave Clark, is taking part to raise money for Big Change, the social impact charity to aid young people that she founded with Branson’s children Holly and Sam.

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At the end of her swim, Bea held up her right hand with the letter “b” for the charity daubed on it.

Before joined the charity challenge, Beatrice at a wedding in Antibes, France, with pal Karlie Kloss. As she prepared to concentrate on the swim ahead of her, she tweeted that she was packed and ready for the challenge.

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