Behind the scenes of Moolman Pasio's Esports World Championship victory

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (South Africa)
Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (South Africa) (Image credit: Zwift)

Winning a World Championships from the comfort of her own home might not have been something that Ashleigh Moolman Pasio envisaged for herself at the beginning of 2020. A self-proclaimed doubter of digital racing at the beginning of the lockdown, by the end, she was hooked. 

After a road season that was marred by crashes, the South African was thrilled to have another chance to go for a win: "When I saw the announcement of the Esports World Championship on Zwift I was immediately exited," she said. "I was already in, no matter what the course was."

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