CDSN CEO Paul Anderson had this to say about the agreement; "Grizzly Mountain Events are perfect for us, they showcase some of the best scenery and athletism that Canada has to offer.  We are looking forward to working with the athletes as well as Tony and his entire team" 

Press Release: January 25, 2017

Grizzly Mountain Events is excited to announce a $10,000 series prize purse. The prize purse is part of a new sponsorship agreement with the Carpe Diem Sports Network.   CARPE DIEM SPORTS NETWORK  is a production company that focuses on telling the story of athletes competing at the highest levels of endurance sport.  Grizzly Event managing director; Tony Smith said " I am very excited to partner with CDSN, we can all look forward to viewing leading edge, video productions including athlete interviews and documentaries throughout the season.  I can't wait to present our spectacular Rocky Mountains events to the world by way of  a global network of  T.V. and internet platforms" 

1st Place = 10 Points

2nd Place = 9 Points

3rd Place = 8 Points

4th Place = 7 Points

5th Place = 6 Points

6th Place = 5 Points

7th Place = 4 Points

8th Place = 3 Points

9th Place = 2 Points

​10th Place = 1 Point

$10,000 CAD Prize Purse. Official Qualifying Criteria:

1. Feb 11 – Fat Bike Enduro – Canmore Nordic Centre
2. Feb 11 -  XC Ski Loppet – Canmore Nordic Centre (must compete in skate ski category)
3. Feb 11 -  Winter Triathlon – Cannmore Nordic Centre
( must compete in skate ski category)
4. July 15 – Open Water Swim – Canmore Quarry Lake Park (must complete 3,000m swim distance)
5. July 15 – Stand Up Paddle Board – Canmore Quarry Lake Park
(must compete in hard board category)
6. Aug 06 – XTERRA Offroad Triathlon – Canmore Nordic Centre (must complete full distance triathlon)
7. Aug 06 -  Canmore Road Triathlon – Canmore Nordic Centre.
(must complete olympic distance triathlon)
8. Aug 19 – Grizzly Ultra Marathon – Panorama Mtn Resort, B.C.
9. Oct 07 – Grizzly MTB Marathon – Canmore Nordic Centre
(event details coming soon)
10. Oct 08 – Grizzly Ultra Marathon  – Canmore Nordic Centre
11. Nov 26 – Gran Fondo Nayarit, Bucerias, Mexico
(event details coming soon)

Award Schedule:

  • ​Solo Multisport Athletes must complete a minimum of 4 qualifying Grizzly Events. Relay teams are not eligible for series points.
  • There is no limit to the number of qualifying events an athlete can complete. Best 4 top ten results will count towards the overall points total.
  • Top 10 overall solo male and female athletes for each event will be awarded series points. See points award schedule below.
  • Points will be totalled to determine overall series winners. Awards will be announced at our season finale Gran Fondo, Nayarit, Mexico.
  • Top 3 Prize breakdown awarded to top 3 Male and Female overall. 1st Place $2500.  2nd Place $1500. 3rd Place $500 

Qualifying Events: