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New Canyon//SRAM team to use Zwift to recruit new team rider

New Canyon//SRAM team to use Zwift to recruit new team rider

Have you got what it takes? Get on Zwift and prove it, is the call from Canyon//SRAM team Do you have what it takes to join the new Canyon//SRAM women’s team in 2017? There’s no need to sharpen your CV, though, all you need to do is get on Zwift and demonstrate your potential.

The search for the new recruit through the popular Zwift virtual reality training website will begin in March 2016, with female amateur riders from around the world invited to try-out.

The team, along with Zwift, is working on a series of tasks to test and assess potential recruits. They’ll whittle down the potential riders throughout the year until they have identified three riders that will then compete on virtual and real roads.

“Unfortunately, the development pathways for female riders don’t compare to the men’s side of the sport,” says team rider Tiffany Cromwell. “But rather than swim against the tide we’re taking the bull by the horns and shaking things up with Zwift.

“Cycling’s stars possess extraordinary physical attributes and we’re confident one or two of those rough diamonds are out there to be unearthed on the Zwift platform!“ It’s an interesting one this, using virtual training software Zwift […]

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