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KISS Super League: Full Throttle Racing. Full Gas Gaming.

by Zwift
on January 22, 2019

Start your engines. It’s time to launch the KISS Super League - the first dedicated esports league to feature professional cycling teams. All the action is held exclusively on Zwift.

What’s in store this season: 10 weeks of racing with some of the top racers going head to head each week. Follow the action live as they PowerUp to the podium.

Who’s who in the Super League: Four Pro Continental, 10 UCI Continental teams and two teams from the Zwift community make up the 16 teams in the Men’s KISS Super League. The Women’s KISS Super League includes seven pro women’s teams and two Zwift community teams.

Tune in weekly for livestreams of the men’s and women’s races as teams battle it out for all the glory.

Super League Schedule:

Men’s: Every Wednesday at 12 pm PST. From Jan 23rd to Mar 27th.
Women’s: Every Tuesday at 12 pm PST. From Feb 19th to Apr 9th.

The Routes (updated weekly):

Men's Schedule:

  • Race 1: Volcano Climb After Party - January 23
    • Distance: 40.2km (25mi) Elevation: 286m (937ft)
  • Race 2: Innsbruckring - January 30
    • Distance: 35.2km (22mi) Elevation: 288m (948ft)
  • Race 3: Watopia Flat - February 6
    • Distance: 30.6km (18.9mi) Elevation: 183m (600ft)
  • Race 4: Gotham Grind Reverse - February 13
    • Distance: 27.6km (17.1mi) Elevation: 288m (945ft)
  • Race 5: 2015 UCI Worlds Course - February 20
    • Distance: 32.4km (20.1mi) Elevation: 314m (1030ft)
  • Race 6: Big Loop (Reverse) - February 27
    • Distance: 42.5km (26.4mi) Elevation 660m (2165ft)
  • Race 7: Mighty Metropolitan - March 6
    • Distance: 40km (25mi) Elevation 317m (1041ft)
  • Race 8: Keith Hill After Party - March 13
    • Distance: 36.4km (22.6mi) Elevation: 433m (1420ft)
  • Race 9: Watopia Flat - March 20
    • Distance: 41.2km (25.6mi) Elevation: 216m (709ft)

Women's Schedule:

  • Race 1: Watopia Flat - February 19
    • Distance: 30.6km (18.9mi) Elevation: 183m (600ft)
  • Race 2: Innsbruckring - February 26
    • Distance: 35.2km (21.9mi) Elevation: 288m (945ft)
  • Race 3: Gotham Grind Reverse - March 5
    • Distance: 27.6km (17.2mi) Elevation: 288km (945ft)
  • Race 4: 2015 UCI Worlds Course - March 12
    • Distance: 32.4km (20.1mi) Elevation: 314m (1030ft)
  • Race 5: Volcano After Party - March 19
    • Distance: 40km (24.9mi) Elevation: 266m (873ft)

Men's Weekly Highlights:

Women's Weekly Highlights:

Individual Results (Abbreviated):

Men's Week 1:

1st: Ian Bibby (Madison Genesis)
2nd: Mathieu Drujon (Zwift All Stars)
3rd: Justin Purifacati (Zwift All Stars)
Most Combative Rider: Conor Dunne (Israel Cycling Academy)

Women's Week 1:

1st: Louise Houbak (Zwift All Stars)
2nd: Simone Boilard (Sho-Air TWENTY20)
3rd: Ella Harris (Canyon//SRAM)

Men's Week 2:

1st: Ed Hopper (Ribble Pro Cycling)
2nd: Stevie Young (Zwift All Stars)
3rd: Alex West (Zwift Academy Dream Team)

Women's Week 2:

1st: Simone Boilard (Sho-Air Twenty20)
2nd: Vicki Whitelaw (Zwift All Stars)
3rd: Erica Clevenger (Sho-Air Twenty20)

Men's Week 3:

1st: Jon Mould (Madison Genesis)
2nd: Ian Bibby (Madison Genesis)
3rd: Alex West (Zwift Academy Dream Team)

Women's Week 3:

1st: Britt Mason (Zwift All Stars)
2nd: Louise Houbak (Zwift All Stars)
3rd: Nathalie Eklund (Zwift Academy Dream Team)

Men's Week 4:

1st: Jon Mould (Madison Genesis)
2nd: Kaden Groves (SEG Racing Academy)
3rd: Alex West (Zwift Academy Dream Team)

Women's Week 4:

1st: Chloé Dygert-Owen (Sho-Air TWENTY20)
2nd: Louise Houbak (Zwift All Stars)
3rd: Vicki Whitelaw (Zwift All Stars)

Men's Week 5:

1st: Alex West (Zwift Academy Dream Team)
2nd: Ian Bibby (Madison Genesis)
3rd: Jon Mould (Madison Genesis)

Women's Week 5:

1st: Harriet Owen (Hagens Berman - Supermint)
2nd: Mary Wilkinson (Zwift Academy Dream Team)
3rd: Elisa Balsamo (Valcar-Cylance)

Men's Week 6:

1st: Ian Bibby (Madison Genesis)
2nd: Ollie Jones (Zwift Academy Dream Team)
3rd: Alex West (Zwift Academy Dream Team)

Men's Week 7:

1st: Dan Bigham (Ribble Pro Cycling)
2nd: Ollie Jones (Zwift Academy Dream Team)
3rd: Alex West (Zwift Academy Dream Team)

Men's Week 8:

1st: Ian Bibby (Madison Genesis)
2nd: Alex West (Zwift Academy Dream Team)
3rd: Alex Luhrs (Ribble Pro Cycling)

Men's League Standings After Week Eight:

Women's League Standings After Week Five:

The Rules:

The rules are designed to be simple. The way they ought to be.

The Teams:

Men’s KISS Super League Teams:

  • Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team (Professional Continental)
  • Israel Cycling Academy (Professional Continental)
  • Cofidis (Professional Continental)
  • Novo Nordisk (Professional Continental)
  • Team Dimension Data U23 (UCI Continental)
  • Canyon dhb p/b Bloor Homes (UCI Continental)
  • Team Wiggins Le Col (UCI Continental)
  • Hincapie Racing (UCI Continental)
  • Madison Genesis (UCI Continental)
  • Oliver’s Real Food Racing (UCI Continental)
  • SEG Racing Academy (UCI Continental)
  • Pro Racing Sunshine Coast (UCI Continental)
  • Ribble Pro Cycling (UCI Continental)
  • Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK (UCI Continental)
  • Zwift All Stars
  • Zwift Academy Dream Team

Women’s KISS Super League Teams:

  • Canyon//SRAM
  • Doltcini-Van Eyck
  • Bigla
  • Valcar-Cylance
  • TWENTY20 p/b Sho-Air
  • Hagens Berman Supermint
  • WNT-Rotor
  • Zwift All Stars
  • Zwift Academy Dream Team
Tim Don, back for the 2019 ZA Tri Team about 1 month ago