Duchess of Cambridge pool-playing skills deemed 'dreadful'

Britain's Princess Kate Duchess of Cambridge has a go at playing pool during her visit to Action for Children project MIST, a child and adolescent mental health project which works specifically with children who are living in care, in Torfaen, Wales, Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017. This is the first engagement for Princess Kate with Action for Children since becoming its Patron in December, following on from Her Majesty The Queen. (Paul Edwards/pool via AP)

LONDON — The Duchess of Cambridge has shown off her pool-playing skills — though one teenager was not impressed.

Visiting a mental health center for children in South Wales on Wednesday, the former Kate Middleton spent time talking to children and teens with mental health issues before picking up a pool cue.

Kate, who wore a burgundy suit paired with knee-high boots, impressed in the style stakes — but her pool skills left much to be desired.

Craig Davies, a 15-year-old teenager at the center, described her pool playing as "dreadful."

The duchess became royal patron of children's charity Action for Children in December when Queen Elizabeth II passed on some of her responsibilities due to her advancing age.

People also read these

London Fashion Week opens amid Brexit...

Feb 17, 2017

Models and fashion editors descended on Britain's capital from a snowy New York for the start of...

Fashion takes London by storm with Preen,...

Feb 19, 2017

London Fashion Week is nearing its climax with shows by Preen, Topshop, Mulberry and others taking...

Reserve keeper resigns after eating meat pie at...

Feb 21, 2017

A backup goalkeeper paid the price for eating a meat pie during his team's landmark game against...

Even at anything-goes Carnival, these lyrics...

Feb 22, 2017

The typical view of Carnival in Brazil is anything goes, with no headdress too big, no outfit too...

Brazil's sexy Carnival puts Pentecostal mayor in...

Feb 23, 2017

Rio de Janeiro's Carnival is known for its heavy partying and carnal delights, and that puts the...

About Us

Kayak Away aims to bring the latest news, techniques, destinations, and stories that inspire you to get on the water. We are all here together to share all the awesome tips and tricks to kayak.

Subscribe Now!