The first Social Spin of 2024 on Zwift will take place on January 18th and is hosted by Maëlle Grossetête of the Women’s WorldTeam Human Powered Health. Two participants in this no-drop, casually paced ride will win performance swag from Thorne and Pactimo. Bring your best questions for this Classics expert and download the Zwift Companion app to chat with Maëlle live!
This ride is about spinning the legs out, having a good time, and hanging with friends. This is not a competition – push yourself as much (or as little) as you like! The Social Spin has rubber banding enabled, so regardless of how hard (or soft) you want to pedal, you are part of the group.
Maëlle is primarily a one-day racer, but can also ride in a support role during stage races. Second place from a breakaway on the opening day of the 2021 Simac Ladies Tour and her 13th place finish at this year’s Ronde van Drenthe speak of an ambition to capture a marquee result. Maëlle earmarks the Tour de France Femmes and Paris-Roubaix Femmes as huge motivating factors for French riders and is keen to impress during the classics. Off the bike, Maëlle loves nature, camping, running and hiking in the mountains. She is also studying for a diploma as a physiotherapist, which helps her understand her body better as a rider as well as the recovery process.
One participant will be randomly selected to win a Thorne Training Bundle including Creatine, Amino Complex, and Beta-Alanine to support and enhance energy production, muscle endurance, and power output during training. Another participant will be randomly selected to win a Pactimo team jersey. This will be a choice between the Pactimo Ascent Aero SS (race fit) or the Ascent SS (traditional fit).
The Social Spin utilises Zwift’s Rubber Band feature, which keeps everyone together regardless of ability or fitness.
Participants’ avatars will be equipped with the Human Powered Health fan kit and this will be available in your garage after completion!