|Known for||TSN, Season of Champions on TSN|
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.
Before joining TSN, Rauter was a sportscaster at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto covering the Olympic Games. 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.
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. In addition to his curling coverage for TSN, Rauter has covered auto racing and soccer since 1986 as well as hockey, baseball, bowling, squash, volleyball, cycling, rugby, equestrian and skiing. He was the first host for the CFL on TSN from 1987–1991.
Rauter handled curling play-by-play duties for Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
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.
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| TSN Lead Curling announcer