03/28/2008 02:44 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Fashion-Plate Kate Middleton Wears Crocs As She Boats For Charity

The 25-year-old fashion buyer is taking part in an all-woman record-breaking attempt next month to row across the Channel.

The team, known as The Sisterhood, will leave Dover in a fibre-glass Oriental- style boat and cross 21 nautical miles of open water to the Cap Gris Nez, close to Calais.

It will be a challenge by any stretch of the imagination, which is why Miss Middleton is training three times a week.

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