May 12, 2023, Long Beach, California – Zwift, the global online fitness platform, has today announced the four women who will comprise the 2023 Zwift Academy Tri Team. All four women will receive support as they attempt to qualify for IRONMAN World Championships, held in Kona, Hawaii, in October 2023.
Thousands of athletes participated in this year’s Zwift Academy Tri. For most participants, this year’s program was an opportunity to improve from their baseline fitness. The program included six structured workouts, as well as a Finish Line Run and Finish Line Ride. Finalists also submitted personal video statements. The 2023 Zwift Academy Tri team was then selected from these finalists.
2023 marks the first time the Zwift Academy Tri team will be an all-female team. With the men's and women's races now alternating between Kona, Hawaii, and Nice, France, Zwift made the decision to focus on athletes competing in Kona, leading to this year’s all-female team.
Zwift Academy Tri aims to identify the world’s best triathlon talent. The goal of the program is to support athletes, ensuring they have every advantage in their quest to race for the podium, or even win, on triathlon’s biggest stage.
To help athletes prepare for IRONMAN World Championships, athletes will travel to Koblenz, Germany, to complete bike fitting and aero position refinement with Zwift Academy Triathlon bike partner Canyon. Athletes will also receive high-performance equipment from SRAM, wheels from Zipp, and will receive training, health, fitness, and equipment support from other partner brands.
The most current information on the Zwift Academy Tri program can be found here.
Stephanie is an aspiring professional triathlete who is passionate about showing people that it’s possible to achieve so much beyond our self-imposed limits. Sport has long been a major part of her life, and she participated in both swimming and rowing before riding triathlon. She balances training with full-time work as a consultant – work that allows her to share her passion for performance, resilience, and self-belief with many others.
Livia is a Swiss/German architect based in Berlin. Her passion for sports and design has led her to excel both as an architect and as an athlete, as she balances her dual passions for physical endurance and creative vision. With her multinational background, she brings a unique perspective to everything she does.
Originally from the Czech Republic, Jana currently lives in Woodlands, Texas. She was a Division 1 college basketball player before she started racing triathlon. Jana is a two-time IRONMAN Age Group World Champion, and also works as a triathlon coach. She is the best dog sitter in all of Texas!
Camille is inspired to succeed in sport by her three children. Camille is French, but lives in the UK, and is a personal trainer. Outdoor endurance sport is a way of life for Camille, and she feels most alive when training for, and competing in long distance triathlon, ultra running events, or when rock climbing. Camille is driven by her relentless determination to push her limits in all the sports she participates in, and tends to dream of big goals.
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