News

The latest updates from the Spin For Life team about everything from the event itself to new sponsors and the progress of our fundraising.

Our Co-founders on "Calgary Business Podcast"

Our Co-founders on "Calgary Business Podcast"

From left to right: Stephen Klintberg Nagy, Zoë Klintberg Nagy, and Allen Wazny. Two of Spin For Life’s co-founders, Stephen and Zoë Klintberg Nagy, appeared as guests on Allen Wazny’s “Calgary Business Podcast.” The three…
Motivator Applications Now Open

Motivator Applications Now Open

We’ve begun our search for the eight Spin instructors that will lead the eight hours of the first Spin For Life! More than keeping our participants engaged and active through the hour, our Motivators will…
January Fundraising Challenge

January Fundraising Challenge

We’re kicking off the New Year with a fundraising challenge prize of a pair (2) tickets to the Calgary Flames Family Day game! The seats are in Section 106 Row 18 for the game against…
Now on October 17, 2020

Now on October 17, 2020

Over the last few weeks, we have heard from many of our participants and sponsors that they wish they had a bit more time to prepare for the first Spin For Life event. We would…
December Fundraising Challenge

December Fundraising Challenge

The prize for our December 2019 Fundraising and Referral Challenge is a pair (2) tickets to a Calgary Flames game! The seats are in Section 208 Row 6 for the game against the Minnesota Wild…
Eric Bennett on "They Just Get It"

Eric Bennett on "They Just Get It"

Eric Bennett (middle) with Spin For Life co-founder, Stephen Klintberg Nagy (left), and Jessica Dirom from the Canadian Cancer Society (right). One of the co-founders of Spin For Life, Eric Bennett, recently appeared on the…
November Fundraising Challenge

November Fundraising Challenge

Spin For Life’s November 2019 fundraising and referral challenge has four (4) prizes to give away this month! Earn entries, as described below, and you’ll be entered into a draw for a pair of Beats…
Sweaty Sponsor Spin

Sweaty Sponsor Spin

On Thursday, October 17, 2019, we hosted a Sweaty Sponsor Spin for our key sponsors, supporters, and champions. It gave us a chance to gather everyone together in the space where the first-ever Spin For…
Meet Our Key People

Meet Our Key People

It's time to meet some of the people that are working to make Spin For Life a reality. This includes the founders and producers, a team from the Canadian Cancer Society, and a top fundraiser.
Spinner Spotlight: Tracey Zehl

Spinner Spotlight: Tracey Zehl

Tracey is both a Spinner and a member of the Spin For Life sponsorship committee. She has been a key player in getting this inaugural event off the ground and helped solidify some of our…
Grant Thornton Supports Spin For Life Again!

Grant Thornton Supports Spin For Life Again!

On September 23, 2019, the Grant Thornton Foundation presented a $2,000.00 cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society on behalf of the Grant Thornton Spin For Life team. A representative from Grant Thronton said, “[We’re] living…
October Fundraising Challenge

October Fundraising Challenge

Sometimes a little extra reward is a good perk while raising money for the Canadian Cancer Society. So, Spin For Life and our sponsors are kicking off monthly fundraising challenges. Each month we’ll announce a…
Early Bird Registration Ends Soon

Early Bird Registration Ends Soon

With the very first Spin For Life event happening in a little over six months, the early bird registration fee is about to end. Until September 30, 2019, Spinners can register for just $35. This…
Summer 2019 Sponsorships

Summer 2019 Sponsorships

Spin For Life is pleased to welcome three new sponsors who signed up over the summer. Thanks in part to their contributions, every penny donated through our Spinners stays with the Canadian Cancer Society to…
Spinner Spotlight: Amanda Kolwich

Spinner Spotlight: Amanda Kolwich

Let’s gather together today with a big cheer of “GOOD LUCK, AMANDA’S MOM!”  One of our Spinners, Amanda Kolwich, has got a big day ahead: her mom is going in for “breast-saving” cancer surgery this…
Spinner Spotlight: Shane Kidd

Spinner Spotlight: Shane Kidd

Congratulations, Shane Kidd, for being one of our first participants across the $1,000 minimum fundraising threshold! And you keep going! As of writing this, Shane is at $1,234 raised — all of which goes directly…
New Sponsors in June

New Sponsors in June

Spin For Life is thrilled to welcome some new founding sponsors that came on board in June of 2019. With their help, we’re ensuring that 100% of Spin For Life donations go directly to the…
Join Us for an Online Spin Class

Join Us for an Online Spin Class

ORIGINAL POST (JUNE 20, 2019) – We’re excited to announce and invite you to Spin For Life’s first online spin class. On Monday, June 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM in Calgary, our co-founder, Stephen Klintberg…
Early Bird Contest Winner

Early Bird Contest Winner

Congratulations to our early registration contest winner, Richard! He now has two tickets for anywhere WestJet flies. We suspect he is probably going to jet off somewhere fun with his new fiancée, Rachael (who is…
Spin For Life at Hope Blooms

Spin For Life at Hope Blooms

Every year, the Calgary office of the Canadian Cancer Society uses their “Hope Blooms” event to say thank-you to some of their biggest supporters, sponsors, and volunteers. As an added bonus this year they also…
Video Introduction

Video Introduction

Last night, as part of the Canadian Cancer Society’s “Hope Blooms” event, we were thrilled to debut our first video. This is your first opportunity to see our plans for the inaugural event, hear from…