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Virtual Velo Podcast-Ep. 29: MyWhoosh, Zwift, the UCI, & the Esports World Championships—Wuht just happened?

In Episode Twenty-Nine of the Virtual Velo Podcast, Si and Chris discuss the news that hit like a bomb, sending waves of shock and “wuh?” reverberating through the virtual cycling and esports community. On August 17, 2023, the Union Cyclist Internationale (UCI) announced that it awarded the Cycling Esports World Championships to the cycling esports platform MyWhoosh for the next three years.

There’s international intrigue, corruption, politics, and significant ramifications for the future of cycling esports. The guys take an in-depth look at the past and current history of MyWhoosh, Zwift, the UCI tender process, the decision, and what it means for the sport.


For an even deeper dive, check out the following articles cited in the episode.


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Ep. 29: MyWhoosh, Zwift, the UCI, and the Esports World Championships

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