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Sink or swim: How the Zwift Academy winner fared

Leah Thorvilson has had a very unusual start to her cycling career. After winning Zwift’s inaugural Zwift Academy competition in December...

From indoor superstar to cobbled spring races: Talking to Zwift Academy winner Leah Thorvilson

It’s a cycling fairytale. A woman who only started riding less than two years ago wins a professional contract with one of the world’s to...

Want to be a professional cyclist? Zwift Academy back in 2017, virtual development team possible

There will be another chance to earn a women's professional cycling contract in your own home in 2017 as the unorthodox cycling talent id...

Zwift Academy rider Leah Thorvilson wins Canyon-SRAM contract

Canyon-SRAM has announced the winner of its novel approach to talent identification, the Zwift Academy. Beating out 1,200 participants wo...

Zwift Academy: tried, tested and sweated

At the beginning of this year, UCI Women's WorldTour team Canyon-SRAM and the social fitness platform Zwift announced an innovative way t...