Special Reports

February 17, 2014

British pop star Vanessa-Mae takes skiing for Thailand seriously

Vanessa Vanakorn, better known as Vanessa-Mae, is a 35-year-old professional violinist and sex symbol who has sold more than 10 million records and recorded with the likes of Janet Jackson and Prince. She is known for her blend of classical-pop-techno style and her racy photo shoots. She was born in Singapore to a Chinese mother and a Thai father, raised in London, but will be competing in the giant slalom for Thailand under her father’s surname.

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