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Prince William promotes swimming

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: The Duke of Cambridge has recorded a video message in support of the UK's Amateur Swimming Association's (ASA) vision that every child has the right to learn to swim. Prince William outlines the importance of children being confident in water in his message which follows an ASA report that claims more than half of youngsters aged seven to eleven years cannot swim 25 metres unaided. The Duke, who is patron of the English Schools Swimming Association and represented Scottish Universities at water polo, says in the video: "Swimming has always been important to me - I was very proud to represent Scottish Universities at water polo and both Catherine and I will never forget the excitement and pride we felt cheering on Team GB in the Aquatics Centre last summer at the Olympic and Paralympic Games. As patron of the English Schools Swimming association, I have been fortunate to witness at first hand the transformative effect learning t

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