USA Cycling Names 2023 Cycling Esport World Championship Team
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USA Cycling Names 2023 Cycling Esports World Championship Team

By: Angelina Palermo  December 16, 2022

18 athletes will compete virtually on Zwift in February in the Cycling Esports World Championships.

The 2023 UCI Cycling Esports World Championships will take place on Zwift, February 18, 2023. In its third year of competition, Team USA will be sending another stacked squad with the hopes of taking the Cycling Esport rainbow jersey. With nominations from both the UCI and USA Cycling, 11 men and 7 women will toe the virtual starting line from their living rooms. Matt Gardiner and Jennifer Real are back for another year to direct the men’s and women’s races.

Race favorites will be Kristen Kulchinsky (Dix Hills, N.Y.; Twenty 24) in the women’s race who is currently the top-ranked female in the world, and J Bruhn (Baton Rouge, La.; NeXT p/b Enshored) for the men, currently ranked second on ZwiftPower.

The Team USA roster is as follows:

Elite Men

Kevin Bouchard-Hall (Wadhams, N.Y.; Velocio)

J Bruhn (Baton Rouge, La.; NeXT p/b Enshored)

Joseph Chudyk (Byron, N.Y.; TURBO)

Matt Curbeau (Millis, Mass.; Saris/ NoPinz)

Brian Duffy Jr (King of Prussia, Penn.; NeXT p/b Enshored)

Daniel Jamrozik (Saint Louis, Mo.; Restart Racing)

Ryan Larson (Galloway, N.J.; Saris/ NoPinz)

Zach Nehr (Milwaukee, Wis.; NeXT p/b Enshored)

Timothy Rugg (Harrisonburg, Va.; Wahoo Le Col)

David Talbott (New Canaan, Conn.; Saris/ NoPinz)

Alex Tenelshof (Caledonia, Mich.; TURBO)

Elite Women

Jacqueline Godbe (Chicago, Ill.; Saris/ NoPinz)

Kristen Kulchinsky (Dix Hills, N.Y.; Twenty 24)

Liz Van Houweling (Des Moines, Iowa; Saris/ NoPinz)

Courtney Nelson (Marin, Calif.; Saris/ NoPinz)

Ellexi Snover (Issaquah, Wash.; Electric Spirit Co.)

Morgan Uceny (Saris/ NoPinz)

Arielle Martin-Verhaaren (Williamsburg, Va.; AEO)