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In Episode Twenty-Two of the Virtual Velo Podcast, another installment of “Bridging the Gap Between Athlete and Avatar,” Chris and Si sit down with Zwift team NeXT Esports pb Enshored's Cyclist Richard Barry.
Richard has toed the line as an elite cyclocross racer alongside big-time names like Wout van Aert and Tom Pidcock.
Yet he considers competing in the 2023 UCI Cycling Esports World Championship live event for Team Ireland in Glasgow, Scotland, a career highlight.
He tells why live in-person arena events HAVE TO BE the future of esports and what he and Si spoke about while raising a pint together during the post-race bash!
To learn more about Richard, check out this wide-ranging interview entitled "Elite Cyclist Richard Barry is Taking Esports Into His Hands."
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Clip in and take a conversational ride with us as we lend a voice to the digital athlete and bridge the gap between athlete and avatar!