The Cycling Canada and USA Cycling National Esports Championships presented by Echelon Racing Promotions saw 22 Canadians win national titles on the Wahoo RGT platform across U17, Junior, Elite, Masters and Para categories on Feb.11-12, 2023.
Athletes completed between one to three laps of the Dirty Reiver course, a difficult 18 kilometers featuring steady climbs and an uphill sprint for the line.
2022 Canadian Champions Laura Perry (Masters Women 35-44), Richard Keller (Masters Men 45-54) and Anna Tykoliz (Masters Women 65+) were determined to bring the title home once again and they all succeeded in their mission, winning the race in their respective categories.
Julia Lehmann, Patrick Harris and Tristan Taillefer raced for the win in the Junior and U17 categories, while Lowell Taylor captured the first-ever virtual national paracycling title.
In preparation for the 2023 UCI Cycling Esports World Championships, Thomas Thrall (Elite Men), Mairen Lawson (Elite Women) and Josée Rossignol (Masters Women 45-54) all secured their first virtual jersey. They will be racing in the virtual course of Glasgow, GBR next week on Zwift.
The full list of results can be found here. Next up on the Canadian Championships calendar is the Canadian U17/Junior/Para Track Championships in Bromont, QC, from March 31-April 2. The full calendar of national events can be found on the Cycling Canada website.
Source: Federación de Ciclismo de Canadá