Vic Rauter brings a wealth of experience and professionalism to every broadcast. Having worked at TSN since 1985, Rauter has covered a variety of news and events.
Known as the ‘voice of curling’ in Canada, Rauter has anchored TSN’s curling coverage for more than 20 years. He, along with broadcast partners Linda Moore and Ray Turnbull, are the face of curling on TSN, and have won the hearts of fans across the country, becoming household names along the way. Rauter provides the play-by-play commentary for TSN’s highly acclaimed coverage of Season of Champions curling, including events such as the Brier, Tournament of Hearts and the World Curling Championships.
In addition, Rauter handled play-by-play duties for Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Rauter is no stranger to Olympic competition, having first worked on the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles. Since joining TSN in 1985, Rauter has covered Calgary 1988, Barcelona 1992, Sydney 2000, Salt Lake City 2002, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and Vancouver 2010.
Off the ice, Rauter was the key player in TSN’s soccer coverage since 1986, providing commentary for the Canadian Olympic and World Cup qualifying bids, Toronto Blizzard and TSN’s coverage of the 1986, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002 and 2006 World Cup. He has also covered auto racing and hosted TSN’s coverage of the 2009 Canada Games.
In 1999, Rauter was nominated for a Gemini Award as Canada’s top sports broadcaster.
Prior to joining TSN, Rauter spent four years as a sportscaster with CBC in Toronto, covering various Olympics including Los Angeles in 1984, Calgary in 1988, and Barcelona in 1992.
A Toronto native, Rauter began his broadcasting career with CFTR Radio in Toronto as a news/sports reporter before joining Toronto’s Global Television Network where he spent four years.
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