STEVE KING – Race Announcer/Colour Commentator/Voice-Overs

            Steve King/Steve Armitage – CBC TV                                     Hawaiian Ironman Announcing Crew

Bobblehead Steve at the races (Challenge Roth, Germany). The finish line of the 2017 ITU World Multisport Championships (Penticton, BC)

I have been race/event and awards commentating/emceeing since 1980 as a result of being a race director, reporter, statistician and was a very active competitor.

Below is a compilation of some of the events that I am or have been connected with in the capacity of announcing/colour commentating and/or voice-overs. Please feel free to refer to any of the same for the purposes of a reference.

TV COMMENTATOR for CBC, TSN, CTV, ESPN, Rogers Sportsnet, Shaw Cable:
World Triathlon Championships from 1988-1994, Ironman Canada, Nice Triathlon, B.C Winter and Summer Games, Vancouver International Triathlon, Vancouver Marathon, Victoria International Triathlon, St. Croix Triathlon, Texas Hill Country Triathlon, Kananaskis Relay, National 10km road race Championships, Canadian National Triathlon Championships, Vancouver Sun Run, Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Vancouver Int. Half Iron Triathlon.

DVD NARRATION: 

- Big Fix 2006 - The Movie                                  

- The Distance of Truth

- Spinfocus

- Ironman Canada 30th Anniversary

ON-SITE PLAY-BY-PLAY RACE ANNOUNCER:

1994 Commonwealth Games (Swimming, road cycling and race walks), 1999 Pan American Games, Ironman Canada, Ironman New Zealand, Peach Classic Triathlon, Victoria Half Ironman, Vancouver Int. Half Iron, Great White North Half Ironman, Apple Classic Triathlon, Victoria Int. Triathlon, Vancouver Triathlon, North Shore Triathlon, Echo Valley Half Ironman, Oliver Half Ironman, Desert Half Ironman- Osoyoos, Sylvan Lake Half Ironman, Shawnigan Lake Half Ironman, Sooke Half Ironman, Prestige Half Ironman (Cranbrook), Ultraman Canada, Ultra Canada 520K Triathlon, Ultraman World Champs (Hawaii), Ultraman UK (Wales), Ultraman Florida, Ultraman Australia, UCES Ultra Triathlon (Spain), Ultra Challenge UK, Ultraman Arizona, Grand Columbian Half and Full Ironman, Penticton Junior Triathlon, Summerland Sprint Triathlon, Walnut Grove Sprint Triathlon, Wasa Lake Triathlon, Cap Tex Tri (Austin, TX), Texas Hill Country Triathlon, U.S. Olympic Triathlon Trials (Bellingham,WA), Okanagan International Marathon, Vancouver International Marathon, Royal Victoria Marathon, Peach City Half Marathon, NB Fall Classic, Calgary Stampede Marathon, Banff Marathon, Blossom 10 miler, Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon, World Triathlon Championships (Kelowna 1988, New Zealand 1994, Vancouver 2008), 1991 Hawaiian Ironman World Championships, World Police & Fire Games (1989, 1997 and 2009 - triathlon, mountain biking, hill climb, cycling road race, open water swimming, half marathon), National & Provincial Cross-Country Running Championships, Canmore Challenge Trail Races, National Cross-Country Skiing Championships, World Cup Cross-Country Skiing (Silver Star Mtn), Masters World Cup X-C (Sovereign Lake), Cariboo 50km Cross-Country Ski Marathon, Larch Hills Loppet, NorAm Canada Cup/Junior World Trials X-C Ski, Nickel Plate Loppet, Kamloops Spoke/Overlander X-C, NorAm/BC Cup Biathlon, B.C. Cup Loppet, Sovereign Lake Cross-Country Ski Loppet, Kelowna Apple Loppet, Ullers Winter Triathlon, National Mountain Bike Championships (Apex Mtn.), Vancouver Sun Run, Victoria TC 10kms, Richmond Flatlands 10kms, Lethbridge Moonlight Runs, 2010 World Masters Track & Field (Cross-Country and Race Walk), Kajaks Track & Field Meets, Grouse Grind, Seek the Peak, Haney - Harrison Relay and Solo, James Cunningham Seawall run, Langley Historic Half Marathon, B.C. Distance Swimming Championships, Blazing Saddles Criterium, Giro di Burnaby Criterium, JCI Discovery Challenge, Peachland 5/10kms, Steveston Sockeye Spin Criterium, Bike Barn 10kms, Feed the Valley 5kms, Banff Triathlon, Campbell Mountain cross-country run, Summerland cross-country run, Test of Humanity Mountain Bike, Whistler 50 Relay & Solo, Portland Triathlon, Vernon Xterra, Aboriginal Day 5kms, P'ayakentsut x-c ski (Whistler Olympic Park), Axel Merckx Granfondo, Surrey Int. World Music Marathon, Steve King Classic 100kms Relay and Solo, Osoyoos Three Lakes triathlon Series race, Terry Fox run, Alamo RunFest, Lavaman Keauhou, Challenge Roth, Challenge Penticton, Challenge St. Andrews, St. Patrick's Day 5kms, Saskatoon Triathlon, Penticton Indoor Triathlon, Okanagan Falls Kids of Steel Triathlon, The Elevator Solo & Relay, Giants Head Grind, Cdn Nats Aquathlon champs, Cdn Nats Duathlon champs, Cdn Nats Cross-Tri champs, Cdn Nats Long Course Triathlon champs, ITU World Long Course Triathlon Champs, ITU World Cross Tri Champs, ITU World Sprint Duathlon Champs, ITU World Standard Duathlon Champs, ITU World Aquathlon Champs, ITU World Aquabike Champs, Passo Apex Hill Climb, Super League Triathlon & Half Iron, Melissa's Road Race, Okanagan 24hrs Mtn Bike.

If you are interested in my services for your event then please contact me as per below, and we can also discuss the requirements of both parties, particulars, costs etc. I can also provide my own sound system and music if the event location is within a reasonable driving distance.

Contact:
Address:
575 Burns St.,
Penticton,
B.C.,
V2A 4W9,
Canada
Tel: (250) 490-9159
Fax: (250) 492-4058
E-mail: stking@vip.net
Websites: http://www.backingevents.com or my personal website at http://www.steve-king.ca  

Please also check out my voice-over details and demo at https://www.voices.com/people/trifitter       

 
               Jordan, Steve, Tony, Mick - Ironman Canada Triathlon announcing crew 2009
                                    (Photo courtesy of Grace of God Productions)