News Kate Middleton Takes On Prince William in a Competitive Boat Race in Germany By Olivia Bahou Olivia Bahou Facebook Olivia Solomon is a New York-based writer and editor who covers all things fashion, lifestyle, celebrity, and pop culture. She was previously the Assistant Digital Editor for InStyle, and her work has appeared in many national publications. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on July 20, 2017 @ 11:45AM Pin Share Tweet Email Kate Middleton has been showing off bold new fashion on her royal tour of Poland and Germany, but she also took some time to exhibit her sporty side. The Duchess of Cambridge faced off against her husband Prince William on Thursday in a boat race between German towns Cambridge and Heidelberg, and things got competitive between the two athletic royals. The duchess changed out of her sunny yellow Jenny Packham dress into a white and blue striped tee, skinny jeans, and white sneakers for the occasion (shop a similar pair here). Middleton pulled back her new lob into a low ponytail while she was out on the water, and she threw on a pair of shades to protect her eyes from the rays. PATRICK SEEGER/Getty Samir Hussein/Getty Her husband, Prince William, also looked casual in a button-down and slacks, taking a seat in the opposing boat to race his wife down the water. Dominic Lipinski/Getty While both sides posed some serious competition, William's boat crossed the finish line first. Hey, we don't blame the rowers: It must be easy to get distracted when Kate Middleton is sitting in front of you! To celebrate the victory, the royals stopped at a popular beer garden at the finish line. Chris Jackson/Getty Getty Kate Middleton Stuns in a Sunny Yellow Jenny Packham Dress We can't wait to see what else Kate and Wills get up to in the final days of their royal tour.