Just like every little guy. Archie Harrison Mountbatten Windsor, a child who loves to fly, is Archie Harrison Mountbatten Windsor. Prince HarryDuring his speech at the 2022 Invictus Games, he revealed.
The opening ceremony of the international sporting competition at The Hague, Netherlands was addressed by the Duke of Sussex (37). “When I talk to my son, Archie, about what he wants to be when he grows up, some days it’s an astronaut. Other days it’s a pilot. A helicopter pilot obviously,” he said as the Meghan Markle38-year-old spotted laughing in the crowd.
The 2-year-old keeps his options open. Archie sometimes wants to be “Kwazii from Octonauts,” Harry said. “If you’re laughing, then you’ve seen it.”
Kwazii is an adventurous cat who wears a pirate outfit on the British children’s series (which the California-based family can enjoy via Netflix when they’re stateside).
“But what I remind him is that no matter what you want to be when you grow up, it’s your character that matters most,” the Archewell Foundation cofounder told the Invictus Games participants, all of whom are wounded, injured or sick veterans. “And nothing would make his mum and me prouder than to see him have the character of what we see before us: YOU.”
The England native continued, “You as a community have overcome immense challenges, and together, you are healing and teaching the world as you go. You as individuals are people with substance, resilience, strength and heart. You have the heart of Invictus.”
He concluded, “Your collective stories will be woven into the history books, and for that we thank you. We thank you for cementing in us the unwavering knowing that with courage, you can overcome anything.”
The speech was delivered a day later. Us WeeklyIt was confirmed that Lilibet’s parents, Archie and Lilibet (9 months), secretly visited.Queen Elizabeth II. A spokesperson for the Duke & Duchess of Sussex confirmed that they had stopped in the U.K. prior to their Invictus Games appearance. The couple stopped by Windsor Castle in order to spend time with the monarch at 95.
This was Meghan’s first visit to the royal family since her husband and she resigned from their positions as senior royals in 2020. Due to the coronavirus pandemic it was risky to travel, so the couple moved to Montecito in California. While Harry returned to his native country to attend Prince Philip’s funeral in April 2021 and to unveil a statue of his late mother, Princess Diana, on the grounds of Kensington Palace in July 2021, Meghan did not accompany him amid Lili’s birth in June 2021.