Prinses Astrid kreeg een Birkebeiner plaquette ter gelegenheid van haar 80ste verjaardag in 2012. De prinses is al heel vaak aanwezig geweest, al meer dan 70 keer, en kreeg de kreeg de prijs voor haar levenslange belangstelling en steun voor het skiën.
King Harald, Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Marius, Ingrid Alexandra and Sverre Magnus, and Princess Astrid were yesterday present at the Norwegian Sports Day at Holmenkollen. These day it is a combination of skiing and ski jumping. A special guest at the royal tribune was our own Princess Beatrix.Very nice to see her so relaxed, and to see the friendship between her and the Norwegian Royal family, inclusive the children!
Princess Astrid got a Birkebeiner plaque to mark her 80th anniversary in 2012. The princess has been very often present, more than 70 times, and was awarded the prize for her lifelong interest in and support for skiing.