Shire’s finest earned his
berth on the great stage
Huntly athlete silenced jibes of the critics in brilliant style
Andrew Musgrave heads into his second Winter Olympics in Sochi this week having already done more than most to shatter the myth that Britons do not belong on cross-country skis.
Footage of Musgrave’s shock victory in the Norwegian sprint championships in Lillehammer last month – complete with the disbelieving yelps of a Norwegian television commentator – went viral online and only served to underline the extraordinary progress made by the 23-year-old Scot.
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