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Riders Profile: Leah Thorvilson

2 Interviews

The novice who became a pro

Cyclist.Uk, Cyclist.Uk, 1 July 2017
Posted by: Bitossi

The winner of the inaugural Zwift Academy talks about her first taste of action in the Women's WorldTour peloton.

5 Questions, Fit Staff, 19 January 2017
Posted by: DZI

Life often requires you to monitor and adjust, but you don’t have to tell Leah Thorvilson that. After injuries ended the running career of this former U.S. Olympic trials marathoner, she hopped on a bike. Fast forward to 2017 and she now has a spot on the Canyon–SRAM women’s professional cycling team — which she won after competing against hundreds of women on the virtual Zwift Academy, then spending 10 days in Spain riding with the other top two contenders and the Canyon–SRAM team before being offered the pro contract. Monitor, meet adjust.

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