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Bob Beattie in 1966
Robert P. Beattie

(1933-01-24)January 24, 1933
Died April 1, 2018(2018-04-01) (aged 85)
Education Middlebury College
Occupation Sportscaster, skiing coach
Years active 1955 – 2018
(m. 1971; div. 1973)

Cheryl Britton
(m. 1980; div. 1987)

Marci Beattie (Until his death)

Robert P. Beattie (January 24, 1933 – April 1, 2018) was an American skiing coach, skiing promoter and commentator for ABC Sports and ESPN. He was head coach of the U.S. Ski Team from 1961 to 1969. He co-founded the Alpine Skiing World Cup in 1966. His worked as a ABC included four Winter Olympic Games, from 1976 through 1988.

Beattie died on April 1, 2018 in Fruita, Colorado from a long-illness at the age of 85.

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