It’s Go Time for Black Diamond in SylvanSports’ FindtheGO Contest

Black Diamond Equipment is the featured sponsor in this week’s FindtheGO contest.

Black Diamond Equipment, a leading global climbing, mountain sports and freeride ski brand, is the featured sponsor in this week’s FindtheGO contest. Back for its second year, SylvanSport’sFindtheGO contest is set around North America. Each week, over an eight-week period, a video with geo-coordinates and a verbal clue will be issued via their contest website: Registrants can follow the clues from their PCs and Mobile Devices as they zero in on the final location, somewhere in the US or Canada. The final clue will give the exact location and from there, it’s anybody’s race!

“Black Diamond is excited to be a sponsor of SylvanSport’s FindtheGO contest,” comments Adam Chamberlin, Vice President of Marketing for Black Diamond Equipment. “It’s a great way for us to expose a new group of passionate outdoor athletes to BD gear in a unique promotional campaign.” Award winning products from Black Diamond Equipment’s mountain category including the Infinity 60 backpack and Ultra Distance Z-Poles will be featured in the contest.

The 6th clue in the series of 8 video clues for SylvanSports’ exciting FindtheGO contest is now ‘live’ and can be viewed exclusively on There are now only 2 ½ weeks remaining until the final clue is revealed. A grand prize package valued at over $15,000 consisting of a SylvanSport GO loaded with gear from Black Diamond, SPOT, Kelty, Niner Bikes, Grand Trunk, Emotion Kayaks, Yakima, and KEEN Footwear. The event also features great prize packages for the 2nd and 3rd place finishers, and a weekly online giveaway to those who register.

SylvanSport, founded in 2004, designs, manufactures and distributes the SylvanSport GO and “Mobile Adventure Gear” from its headquarters in Brevard, North Carolina. The company is committed to developing smart, efficient, visionary products that encourage responsible and respectful enjoyment of the outdoors.

“To have such great partners like Black Diamond Equipment truly sets this contest apart from the rest,” states Kyle Mundt, SylvanSport’s Director of Product and New Product Development. “In addition to our GO, we’ve hidden some of the best outdoor products from the world’s best companies somewhere in North America. First person to find it wins it!”

With over half the clues now released, contest participant interaction is at an all time high. The contest’s Final Reveal Event will draw people from all around the country and will be headlined by sponsor, Oskar Blues Brewery of Longmont, Colorado. Please join us for FindtheGO 2011!

About Black Diamond: Celebrating its 21st Anniversary, Black Diamond Equipment Ltd. is a manufacturer of equipment for climbing, mountain sports, and freeride skiing. By consistently building innovative, standard-setting products and actively preserving the mountain/canyon environment, Black Diamond has assumed a leadership role in the international outdoor community. For more information on Black Diamond visit