Did the Queen open the Olympics?

Did Queen Elizabeth jump out of a helicopter at the Olympics?

London 2012 Olympics

Alongside his friend Gary Connery (who was The Queen’s double for the segment), Sutton skydived out of the helicopter into the Olympic Stadium. Following the ceremony, the sequence was described as one of its highlights by the media.

Did the Queen actually parachute at the 2012 Olympics?

Yep, that’s Queen Elizabeth (‘s stunt double) hopping out of a helicopter at 4 minutes, 39 seconds. As Lacey described her participation in the fake stunt, “I couldn’t believe it. It shows she has a sense of humor, but it’s taken many years for her to become that adventurous.

Did James Bond meet the Queen?

London 2012 – a jaw-dropping moment in the Opening Ceremony when 007, James Bond, arrives at Buckingham Palace to escort Her Majesty the Queen to the Olympic stadium by means of a helicopter and a parachute.

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