In Episode Four of the Virtual Velo Podcast, the Virtual Velo crew introduces the addition of Zwift Community Live’s Nathan Guerra to the squad as they welcome World #1 Zwifter Liz Van Houweling.
Liz shares what it felt like to take fifth in the UCI Cycling Esports World Championship and all the behind-the-scenes non-cycling challenges she faced to get there!
Coach Joy and Liz share their perspectives as female eracers in the mixed-gender esports landscape!
Nathan and Liz discuss the Zwift Knockout Series and confirm that it WAS as exciting and hard as it looked—for them both! In addition to highlighting the individual effort by Liz that Nathan calls one of the Greatest Moments in Zwift Racing History!
Then the whole crew offers their take on the bombshell news of the unfortunate layoffs at Zwift and what it means for the future of virtual cycling!
Check out this great The ZOM interview with Liz, this feature describes her World Championship emotions in her own words and her unique perspective as a top female eracer in a male-dominated virtual World in this original article!
Clip-in and take a conversational ride with us as we explore the many facets of the announcement that blindsided the virtual cycling community and resonated throughout Zwift and celebrate the greatness of one of the sport’s exciting and charismatic stars!
Ep. 4: One Woman’s World of Esports with Special Guest Team USAs and World #1 ranked Zwifter Liz Van Houweling
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