Inside the 17th century farmhouse 'pain cave' of an Esports world champion

Ashleigh Moolman Pasio talks Cycling Weekly through her indoor setup - where she won the first ever world title on Zwift

Ashleigh Moolman Pasio
(Image credit: Rocacorba Cycling)

Ashleigh Moolman Pasio lives in a 17th century farmhouse 25km outside Girona. It’s set in peaceful, idyllic countryside and the Catalonian weather is warm, sunny and perfectly suited to bike riding - so it might seem perverse that she is the world’s best at indoor cycling.

However, the room where the reigning UCI Cycling Esports world champion - who is also a road pro for Team SD Worx - trains and races is much more in harmony with its surroundings than most people's pain caves.

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