Anorak | In praise of David Vine

In praise of David Vine

by | 12th, January 2009

David Vine, the inimitable voice of Ski Sunday for almost 20 years, has died at the age of 73.

Vine will forever be synonymous with wintry Sunday afternoons spent on the Anorak sofa, not to mention the snooker and many other sports, as well as programmes like Superstars, Miss World and It’s A Knockout.

He was a top-class broadcaster with one of the most reassuring voices in sport. He was also an icon for all spectacle wearers.

The Beeb’s snooker team pays tribute to Vine:

And we couldn’t leave you without a bit of Ski Sunday:

Posted: 12th, January 2009 | In: Sports Comment | TrackBack | Permalink