Sports & Recreation
Simon sits down with Zwift CEO Eric Min for the now traditional “ask me anything” annual interview, covering a huge range of topics from the health of the company to, yes, the possibility of a velodrome. The conversation provides deep context and background on why some things happen, and why others don’t . . . . plus quite a bit on the pace at which things happen, or don’t, on the platform.
We hope you listen to the whole of the interview, but if there’s one subject in which you are particularly interested, maybe you’d like to skip to that first. So here is a log of where to find the topics covered.
00:00Hello and a word on transparency
01:45 Zwift’s new London office
02.45 What’s made Eric happy in the last year?
04.30 Pace of development for Zwift
05.40 Peak Zwift and growth
07:15 Fun is Fast marketing campaign
09:40 Is eSports a massive, risky bet?
15.20 More on pace of development, specifically Game Development
19:50 Zwift’s new Hardware division
27:15 Trainer Difficulty confusion
29.30 Juniors’ Racing
32:00 Race Categorisation/Sandbagging
38:30 Is eSport in danger of diminishing general user experience?
43:00 Family Pricing Plan
45:30 Zwifting for people with disabilities or different abilities?
47:20 Is Zwift listening to the community?
54:00 Ghost Rider/PB Bot
56:25 World Switching Expansion
57:15 Workout Mode
60:15 Allow Saving Without Exiting Game
62:15 Hang out after end of ride
64:55 Can remote racing ever be credible?
68:15 What’s the next new map?
69.30 When will Zwift be profitable?
70:25 Future of running
73.05 Effects of lack of direct competition for Zwift
75:45 Marks out of ten for Zwift’s potential
77:55 Zwift’s carbon footprint
Ep 91: Insight on the Pacer Bots from HQ, Ray Maker on indoor cycling and the gigantic success of WTRL + all the Zwfty chat
Episode 90: Zwift CEO Eric Min discusses 2020 and Zwift's new thinking
Ep89: The big catch up! Steering, PacerBots, all new Academies, the eWorlds, The Fence and more
Ep 88: La Belle France and the Tour virtuel + all the Zwifty chat
Episode 87: New Roads to Ride? TdF on Zwift and all the Zwifty chat
Episode 86: Game Updates, the massive success of Team TT and all the Zwifty chat
Episode 85: Zwift beyond the crisis; Private MeetUps and Boost Mode plus all the Zwifty chat
Episode 84: Celebrating the Zwift Community
Ep 83: Pro Riders on Zwift, the good and bad; Monica is the Route Hero and the Pants Podium!
Episode 82: Anti Sandbagging "catches' the boss! The Ineos Weekend and Cops called to Zwifter!
Episode 81: Is this the Solution to Sandbagging? Plus all the Zwifty chat
Episode 80: The Fence is Back, Clubs Launches and Tour de Quarantine
Episode 79: Crazy numbers on Zwift; will there be a trainer shortage and changes at HQ
Episode 78: Peak Zwift Revisited, Community Reaction to the Virus + Operation Cofidis
Episode 77: Richmond refreshed, Ella wins big and the Minterview verdict
Episode 75: Peak Zwift (or is it?) Tour de Zwift and all the Zwifty Chat
Episode 74: Crit City + review of 2019 and hopes for 2020
Episode 73: The One for Runners
Episode 72: Special from DC Rainmaker's Pain Cave in Amsterdam
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