Zwift Academy is back for the 2023 season and it’s more epic than ever!
Zwift Academy 2023 will strictly focus on the road program. Zwift Academy will feature a six-week crash course for athletes looking to get faster, stronger, and understand the ins and outs of training smarter. Zwift Academy is a pro-level program that delivers serious fitness gains and exclusive unlocks.
This year, Zwift Academy features six structured workouts designed by world-class coaches and two races to compete against Zwifters of your fitness level. There will also be the chance to win a pro contract along the way.
Starting November 6 @ 04:00 UTC, you’ll find all of the workouts and races in the campaign tile on the home screen or you can locate the six structured workouts in a “Zwift Academy 2023” folder on your in-game workout menu screen. There will also be a schedule of group workouts if you’d like company.
Both races will be available 9 times a day between November 20 to December 17. You can find the full schedule of the races and group workouts in your Zwift Companion app.
If you choose to join a group workout, late join will not be enabled. Please make sure you are warmed up and ready at the start of the scheduled event.
There will be no orientation ride, baseline ride or finishline ride this year.
Looking to go Pro?
Up to five women and five men will be selected to advance as Zwift Academy finalists. To be eligible to advance, you will need to have completed all six long workouts and two races. To learn more about all of the requirements for the Pro Contender Program, click here. In addition, you will need to accurately weigh yourself prior to the start of Zwift Academy. We encourage you to update your weight each week for the accuracy of the data.
Throughout Zwift Academy, you will automatically unlock rewards as you progress. After the first activity, you will unlock the kit. You’ll get the cap after the third event. With the completion of the program (six structured workouts and two races) you’ll score the bike paint for the Canyon Aeroad bike; which can be purchased in the Drop Shop after you have reached level 10. New this year, you will unlock the aero helmet after completing any race. You’ll also be able to track your progress on the Zwift Companion app as well as receive email notifications of your swag.