The Duchess definitely has a competitive side--this we know. But it’s gotta feel pretty awesome to school so many royal dudes (ahem, Will) on the court/field/faux turf wearing heels (and the occasional wedge). Here, 12 times Kate proved she’s a pro, no matter the outfit.

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WHEN SHE SHOWED OFF HER ARCHERY SKILLS IN INDIA

Love her nude pumps.

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AND ALSO PLAYED DARTS

She’s got the balance thing down.

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WHEN SHE BUSTED OUT HER SOCCER SKILLS IN BHUTAN

Blisters? She ain’t afraid.

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AND PLAYED CRICKET ON THE EXACT SAME DAY

Coolest mom.

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WHEN SHE PLAYED THE SOUTH AFRICAN GAME “THREE TINS”

We bet you ten British pounds she landed that jump. 

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AND SCHOOLED EVERYONE ON THE VOLLEYBALL COURT

Same wedges, different game.

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WHEN SHE KILLED IT AT BRITAIN’S ANNUAL “WELLY WANGING”

Why wear willies when you can hurl one for sport?

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WHEN SHE PLAYED CRICKET (AGAIN)

This time, in pumps.

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WHEN SHE KICKED WILL’S ASS AT PING-PONG

Hello, boots have tons of built-in support.

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AND FIELD HOCKEY

You guys, Kate is airborne. She’s airborne!

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WHEN SHE REFFED THAT ROUND OF FLOOR HOCKEY

OK, she’s not technically playing, but we’re still impressed.

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AND COULDN’T RESIST KICKING ANOTHER SOCCER BALL

When in heels…

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