Alice Cook (figure skater)
|Full name||Alice Maxine Cook|
|Country represented||United States|
November 30, 1955 |
|Height||1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)|
|Former partner||William Fauver|
Alice Maxine Cook (born November 30, 1955 in Lansing, Michigan) is an American sports reporter and an Olympic figure skater, in pair skating. Her partner was William Fauver. She is the 1976 U.S. silver medalist. They represented the United States at the 1976 Winter Olympics, where they placed 12th. One month later Cook and her partner placed 9th in the World Championships in Sweden.
Following her skating career, Cook became a television sports reporter. She began her career at Boston, Massachusetts' WSBK-TV as a sports producer. In October 1984, Cook was hired by WBZ-TV. She worked there as a sports reporter until 2010, when she decided not to accept an offer to continue as a free lancer. Cook has reported for ESPN. She hosted the figure skating coverage for Turner Sports during the 1998 Winter Olympics. She has won the Action for Children's Television award, two Service to Children awards from the NAB, several Parents' Choice Awards for the program "Rap Around", and the Gracie Award (named for Gracie Allen), given for excellence in portraying women in a positive light, for a segment on Mari-Rae Sopper, a former gymnast killed in the 9/11 incident.
In 2011, Cook became president and founder of "She's Game Sports." SGS is a new media start up which is aimed at sports fans. In 2012, Cook became featured on Boston.com with her own sports blog.
|Winter Olympic Games||12th|
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