In Episode Thirty-One of the Virtual Velo Podcast hosts Chris and Si sit down with elite cyclist and Indoor Specialist Kristen Kulchinsky and her coach, Josh Lipka, to discuss her recent triumphs on the road.
Kristen’s victories are not just a personal milestone but also a legitimization of the impact of indoor specialists in real-world cycling competitions.
Kristen’s Real-World Victories: Kristen and Josh delve into the training regimen, mental preparation, and tactical decisions that led to her recent wins on the road.
Indoor Specialists Making Waves: Chris and Si explore the broader implications of indoor specialists like Kristen proving their mettle in real-world races. Will it silence the critics?
$100,000 2023/24 Zwift Grand Prix Scoop: Get the inside track on the upcoming Zwift Grand Prix, featuring a whopping $100,000 prize pool. What can we expect from this high-stakes virtual race?
UCI’s Future Plans for Cycling Esports: Exciting news from the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) about the future of cycling esports. What does this mean for the sport and for athletes like Kristen?
For an even deeper dive, check out the following articles cited in the episode.
- One Woman’s Journey from Newbie Zwift Rider to Gravel Pro in Two Years [Cycling Weekly, November 5, 2022]
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Ep. 31: From Virtual to Real-World Victory with Kristen Kulchinsky, the $100,000 Zwift Grand Prix, and Exciting News From the UCI
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