Snow Queen: Violinist Mae to compete in Sochi

From CNN.com:

Vanessa Mae says she first skied at the age of four, a year before she started to learn the violin.

Vanessa Mae says she first skied at the age of four, a year before she started to learn the violin

Over the years, the Winter Olympics has thrown up a variety of competitors that defy logic.

There was Jamaica’s legendary bobsled team, a cross-country skier from Kenya and Britain’s Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards, whose inept performances in 1988 prompted a change in the qualifying rules.

Now, one of the world’s most famous violinists can be added to the eclectic mix.

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I'm a novice fiddler and mandolinist. I've played the guitar for many years and also play the recorder, fife, flute, and, more recently, tin whistle. I work in the communications field and, in addition to music, I enjoy photography, writing, gardening, golf and travel.
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