Justin Trudeau Challenges The U.S. And The U.K. With Push-Ups

Now that's a boom!

What began as lighthearted ribbing last week between the U.S. and the U.K. in anticipation of the 2016 Invictus Games just continued with an epic response from our friendly neighbor to the north — Canada.

The banter started on Friday when the first lady and the president responded to a previously issued Invictus Games challenge by the United Kingdom's Prince Harry.

"Hey Prince Harry," the first lady said in a Twitter video, "remember when you told us to bring it at the Invictus Games?"

"Careful what you wish for," the president responded.

A group of Air Force personnel then mimicked a microphone drop and said, "Boom."


Kensington Palace responded to the White House with its own video featuring Prince Harry and Her Majesty the Queen, watching the Obamas' message.

"Oh really? Please," the queen said, following Prince Harry mocking the microphone drop.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau then chimed in on Monday with his own Twitter video to prove that his country was ready to win the Invictus Games.

"Oh, hey," Trudeau said. "I just thought I'd show our friends in the U.S. and the U.K. how Canada brings it."

Trudeau dropped to the floor and joined members of Canada's Invictus Games squad for synchronized push-ups, followed by the loudest boom and real microphone drops.

Founded by Prince Harry in 2014, the Invictus Games are an international athletic competition for wounded veterans. The 2016 games will take place May 8-12 in Orlando.

Earlier on Monday, Trudeau met with Prince Harry to discuss the 2017 Invictus Games, which will take place in Toronto.

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(H/T: ABC News)


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