Shire’s finest earned his berth on the great stage Huntly athlete silenced jibes of the critics in brilliant style

Published: 06/02/2014

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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