adidas gazelle og navy Former Island resident Bruce Rainnie back on TV
Bruce Rainnie will host a new series on Eastlink TV.
Rainnie will talk with local world class athletes about their inspirational and moving stories of making it to the top in Legends of the Hall, according to a news release.
Among the season lineup of athletes to be showcased are paddler Steve Giles, rower Tracy Cameron, golfer Gordie Smith, softball player Mark Smith, boxer Ricky Anderson, curler Colleen Jones, kayaker Karen Furneaux, wheelchair sprinter Jamie Bone, basketball players Mickey Fox and Theresa MacCuish, football player Bruce Beaton, and sports medicine specialist Dr. Bill Stanish.
Rainnie is president and CEO of the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame in Halifax. Before that, he had a 23 year career as a broadcaster with the CBC, including being the anchor for Compass since Nov. 19, 2003. In addition to his news duties, Rainnie was also known for his work with CBC Sports and continues to occasionally work for the national public broadcaster.