That means: Comments that violate our community guidelines will be removed. Rauter will now head off to the Canadian juniors and then to the Salt Lake City Olympics, where he'll cover freestyle skiing. There are people on our crew who put their names in every year to work the curling because of the game and the people. Before joining TSN, Rauter was a sportscaster at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto covering the Olympic Games. “One day I felt a lump in my neck. "That's just the way I'm built," he said. Rauter's best-known catch phrases are "Make the final..." with the final score at the end of a game, and "Count 'em up—1, 2, 3, 4..." [or more] after the last stone of an end scoring three or more. This is a space where subscribers can engage with each other and Globe staff. Before joining TSN, Rauter was a sportscaster at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto covering the Olympic Games. [4], "Canada ready for historic 2016 MLS Cup in Toronto", Canada's Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Vic_Rauter&oldid=982442253, Canadian association football commentators, North American Soccer League (1968–1984) commentators, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 8 October 2020, at 05:08. "In the beginning, he really knew nothing about the game," Turnbull said. We aim to create a safe and valuable space for discussion and debate. In 2018, he was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award as Best Sports Play-by-Play Announcer. As his schedule permits, he plays in the Toronto area in club curling, even spending a year throwing front-end rocks for Wayne Middaugh, one of Ontario's top curlers. If you would like to write a letter to the editor, please forward it to letters@globeandmail.com. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. Rod Black Sportscaster for CTV and TSN . And, as he has been since that first broadcast, he was the consummate professional, adding his silky smooth, unobtrusive words to the pictures. Over the weekend, Rauter began his 16th year of calling the rock throwing for the all-sports network at the Canadian mixed in Halifax. ✪ E.A.

In those early years, Rauter asked the most basic questions of Turnbull (Moore joined the team in 1989), but they were questions to which most of the viewing audience wanted answers. "Maybe it's not always the best for family life, but I love what I do." Would you like Wikipedia to always look as professional and up-to-date? TSN's Curling Announcer . You're dealing with real people.". We have created a browser extension. This is a space where subscribers can engage with each other and Globe staff. If you're trying to guess the identity of this individual, don't look down on the ice -- look up to the broadcast booth. He has covered mostly auto racing, curling and soccer since 1986 as well as hockey, baseball, bowling, squash, volleyball, equestrian and skiing. Brian Williams Legendary Sports Broadcaster, Winner of Two Geminis . Readers can also interact with The Globe on Facebook and Twitter . One of Dunn's co-anchors, covering sports, was Vic Rauter, now at TSN. Rauter has anchored TSN’s curling coverage for more than 25 years, providing play-by-play curling commentary for the Season of Champions on TSN, including events such as the Tim Hortons Brier, Scotties Tournament of Hearts, and the World Curling Championships.[1]. Check … Victor "Vic" Rauter (born 1955) is a Canadian sportscaster for TSN, having joined the network in 1985.Rauter has anchored TSN’s curling coverage for more than 25 years, providing play-by-play curling commentary for the Season of Champions on TSN, including events such as the Tim Hortons Brier, Scotties Tournament of Hearts, and the World Curling Championships. "I used to curl at the Sportsmen's League in Toronto when I was working in radio," Rauter said of the notorious gathering of media types that continues to this day. He rarely makes the playoffs but he clearly is one of the most identifiable people in curling today. © Copyright 2020 The Globe and Mail Inc. All rights reserved. "The people around the game are who make the game. Victor "Vic" Rauter (born 1955) is a Canadian sportscaster for TSN, having joined the network in 1985. He's been to every national championship since 1986. Vic Rauter Wiki: Salary, Married, Wedding, Spouse, Family Victor Rauter (born 1955) is a Canadian sportscaster for The Sports Network (TSN) since 1985. I'm sure he probably folds his dirty underwear too.". "I'm really fortunate -- I could be working for a living," Rauter said. Hier sollte eine Beschreibung angezeigt werden, diese Seite lässt dies jedoch nicht zu.

Read our, I'm a print subscriber, link to my account, Avoid the use of toxic and offensive language. Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea! To install click the Add extension button. Maybe the only thing about Rauter that conflicts with the stereotypical curler is that he is not one to go out on the town. I couldn't remember what day it was.". "I love the people," Rauter said. The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. "Now it's a lot more manageable [because John Wells handles the morning draws] People would come up to me and say: 'Do you remember that shot in the third end?' Along with colour commentators Linda Moore and Ray Turnbull, Rauter has become an icon in the game, so much so that he can rarely walk through a rink without being stopped for autographs or a chat. Law, who was competing in the men's Grand Slam event on a special invitation, spent the evening in hospital and will be on crutches for some time. "The people around the game are who make the game. His sister married my cousin,” said Mudryk, who was accepted into the NAIT program when he was 17. He was the first host for the CFL on TSN from 1987–1991. [3], In 2006, Rauter was inducted into the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame.[4]. He remembers her with great affection. It's a somewhat surprising place in which he finds himself, considering that prior to his first curling broadcast, he had little in the way of expertise in the roaring game. Covering the game is an arduous task. Known as “the voice of curling” in Canada, Rauter currently provides play-by-play curling commentary for the Season of Champions on TSN, including events such as the Tim Hortons Brier, Scotties Tournament of Hearts, and the World Curling Championships. Welcome to The Globe and Mail’s comment community. He is married to a competitive curler and many of his close friends are curlers. He was the first host for the CFL on TSN from 1987 -1991. You could also do it yourself at any point in time. Rauter has anchored TSN’s curling coverage for more than 25 years, providing play-by-play curling commentary for the Season of Champions on TSN, including events such as the Tim Hortons Brier, Scotties Tournament of Hearts, and the World Curling Championships.[1]. "I love the people," Rauter said. And, as opposed to some of the other sports he covers, such as car racing and baseball, Rauter enjoys curling for another reason: "I have yet to have a curler tell me where to get off.". From there he heads directly to Brandon for the Scott Tournament of Hearts and then, after a short break, to Calgary for the Nokia Brier. There's no word on when she plans to return to the ice. Click here to subscribe. Victor "Vic" Rauter (born 1955) is a Canadian sportscaster for TSN, having joined the network in 1985. Nothing's out of place. I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like. We hope to have this fixed soon. Rauter handled curling play-by-play duties for Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.[1]. "If you go into his hotel room, everything is lined up, neatly organized," Turnbull said. He is married to a competitive curler and many of his close friends are curlers. "The toothpaste and the toothbrush and his makeup are all in order. That's where you'll find Vic Rauter, TSN's play-by-play man. He also worked for CFTR radio in Toronto as a news and sports reader before joining the Global Television Network in Toronto for four years. In 1999, Rauter was nominated for a Gemini Award as Canada's top sportscaster. Known as “the voice of curling” in Canada, Rauter currently provides play-by-play curling commentary for the Season of Champions on TSN, including events such as the Tim Hortons Brier, Scotties Tournament of Hearts, and the World Curling Championships. [1] In addition to his curling coverage for TSN, Rauter has covered auto racing and soccer[2] since 1986 as well as hockey, baseball, bowling, squash, volleyball, cycling, rugby, equestrian and skiing. Rauter handled curling play-by-play duties for Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.[1].

"But that league was filled with guys who showed up at noon and by three o'clock, couldn't stand up.". He makes it easy for us.". In 1999, he was nominated for a Gemini Award as Canada's top sportscaster, and was inducted into the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame in 2006. This article was published more than 10 years ago. Rauter's best-known catch phrases are "Make the final..." with the final score at the end of a game, and "Count 'em up—1, 2, 3, 4..." [or more] after the last stone of an end scoring three or more. If you are looking to give feedback on our new site, please send it along to, To view this site properly, enable cookies in your browser. Law injured Some members of Canada's Olympic team have suffered injuries while competing -- think of hockey star Mario Lemieux's hip or skier Emily Brydon's knee -- but Kelley Law may raise a few eyebrows with her ailment. In 1999, Rauter was nominated for a Gemini Award as Canada's top sportscaster. He is usually off the air and straight back to his hotel room. He was the first host for the CFL on TSN from 1987–1991. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. Some information in it may no longer be current. Rauter has learned about the game not only from watching, but also continuing to play at a level higher than the beer leagues. "I really try to stay healthy.". Thank you for your patience. 351 King Street East, Suite 1600, Toronto, ON Canada, M5A 0N1, Due to technical reasons, we have temporarily removed commenting from our articles. The skip of the Canadian women's Olympic team hurt her ankle while dancing at a party during the Kia Masters of Curling in Gander, Nfld. In 2018, he was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award as Best Sports Play-by-Play Announcer.

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"Canada ready for historic 2016 MLS Cup in Toronto", Canada's Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium. Speakers Like Vic Rauter. [3], In 2006, Rauter was inducted into the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame. Vic Rauter brings a wealth of experience and professionalism to every broadcast. Rauter - Das Herstellen von Untertanen - 9. From those grassroots beginnings he went out on tour to the game's biggest events, his inexperience actually adding to the broadcast. And not only has the game come to Rauter, he has come to the game, becoming immersed in more than just the actual contests. That's it. Non-subscribers can read and sort comments but will not be able to engage with them in any way. Now he's just lobbing them up there for us.

"For a while, it was a survival test, when we were doing three draws a day," Rauter said. He also worked for CFTR radio in Toronto as a news and sports reader before joining the Global Television Network in Toronto for four years. Welcome to The Globe and Mail’s comment community.