The defending champions, Team Niklas Edin of Sweden, notched a 1-1 record in the HearingLife Tour Challenge with a notable performance. Edin secured his first victory in the Grand Slam of Curling tournament, defeating Team John Shuster of the United States with a score of 9-4 during the fifth round-robin draw held on Wednesday morning at the Gale Centre. Click here to watch Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling live online, every single action without cable and VPN.
Here’s everything you need to know where and how to watch 2023 HearingLife Tour Challenge Live stream Pinty’s Curling of Grand slam from the USA and Canada.
- Start: Tuesday, Oct. 17
- End: Sunday, Oct. 22
- TV Channel: Sportsnet, Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 360 (CANADA)
- Live Streaming: Sportsnet+ or Curling TV anywhere
John Shuster, who had previously bested Edin in the gold medal game at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, also maintains a 1-1 record in the competition.
Notably, Team Edin had clinched the HearingLife Tour Challenge title in the previous season in Grande Prairie, Alberta, even without their skip, Niklas Edin. Edin had sustained a knee injury during warmups for the semifinals, and the reins were expertly taken over by third Oskar Eriksson from that point onwards.
Where and How to watch Grand Slam of Curling in Canada & US
Kicking off the 2023-24 Grand Slam of Curling season, the world’s top curlers are taking the ice in Niagara Falls for the first time for the HearingLife Tour Challenge from October 17-22. Sportsnet is set to deliver exclusive TV and streaming coverage of the international premier curling event beginning Thursday, October 19 on Sportsnet, Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 360, and via live stream on Sportsnet+ (formerly SN NOW).
Remaining events in the 2023-24 Grand Slam of Curling season include:
- KIOTI National – Pictou County, NS (Nov. 7-12, 2023, at Pictou County Wellness Centre)
- WFG Masters – Saskatoon, SK (Dec. 12-17, 2023, at Merlis Belsher Place)
- Co-op Canadian Open – Red Deer, AB (Jan. 16-21, 2024, at Servus Arena)
- Princess Auto Players’ Championship – Toronto, ON (April 9-14, 2024, at Mattamy Athletic Centre)
2023 HearingLife Tour Challenge Preview
The knowledgeable curling commentators from Sportsnet will provide viewers with special insight and commentary from the Gale Centre as they transport viewers into the thick of the action there. Rob Faulds, a veteran play-by-play announcer, will be making his return to the broadcast booth alongside Kevin Martin, Mike Harris, and Joan McCusker, all of whom are legendary Canadian Olympic medallists and curling commentators. Jennifer Jones, who won the gold medal at the Olympics, will make her broadcasting comeback for select games and games throughout the season. Robbie Doherty makes his debut as a broadcaster with interviews with exclusive players and other content.
The competitors in the Grand Slam of Curling and the curling commentators from Sportsnet are available to discuss the HearingLife Tour Challenge and the Grand Slam season that will take place in 2023–24. Claudia Frutti can be reached at [email protected] for questions regarding media accreditation. The whole schedule for the draws may be found here.
The Grand Slam of Curling is an elite series of curling competitions that has been owned and run by Sportsnet since 2012. These events feature the greatest men’s and women’s teams from throughout Canada and around the world, and each season there is $2.1 million in total prize money up for grabs. Since 2015, Sportsnet and the Grand Slam of Curling have been offering equal purses to both the men’s and women’s teams competing in the tournament. This is part of Sportsnet and the Grand Slam of Curling’s commitment to promoting the growth of curling across Canada.