Super League Triathlon enters esports with all-star squad

Apr 8, 2020 | News, Super League Triathlon

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Super League will become the first triathlon brand to enter a squad of its biggest stars into the world of esports with the biggest names in the sport set to compete in the Zwift Classics series.

Double Olympic gold medallist Alistair Brownlee, reigning Super League champion Vincent Luis, Dutch star Rachel Klamer and Norwegian powerhouse Kristian Blummenfelt are among the triathlon royalty that make up the Super League squad.

Five of the Super League squad will race in each event, starting with Thursday night’s men’s London International race, which is being broadcast live on Super League’s Facebook page at 7pm BST.

It gives the triathletes a chance to prove once and for all that their prowess on two wheels can put them up amongst cycling’s elite as they take on formidable competition including a roster of Pros.

The Super League squad includes:

Men: Alistair Brownlee (Great Britain), Vincent Luis (France), Kristian Blummenfelt (Norway), Richard Murray (South Africa), Hayden Wilde (New Zealand), Ben Kanute (USA), Tyler Mislawchuk (Canada), Alex Yee (Great Britain), Marten van Riel (Belgium), Jonas Schomburg (Germany)

Women: Rachel Klamer (Netherlands), Cassandre Beaugrand (France), Taylor Spivey (USA), Georgia Taylor-Brown (Great Britain), Sophie Coldwell (Great Britain), Leonie Periault (France), Jodie Stimpson (Great Britain), Lisa Perterer (Austria), Ilaria Zane (Italy), Angelica Olmo (Italy).

The Super League squad will take on a host of Pro cycling teams such as SEG Racing, Ribble-Weldtite, Hagens Berman Axeon, NTT, Canyon-dhb, Canyon/SRAM and TWENTY20 via the online training and racing platform Zwift.

Read full article on superleaguetriathlon.com.

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