Drone sport is on the rise and is fast becoming a well defined and followed sport. Does it have the potential to grow into a structured and formalised sport? Time will tell – however this sport is not lacking funding or public interest, there is a large and vast sponsorship base already in action as well as large sums of prize money. Likewise there is massive online media coverage of this sport – just see the videos below.

What then are the determinants of whether a sport becomes formalised on a global level?

 

 

In the video below, we explore a further aspect to drone sport – the new hope and hobby of a man with an auto immune disease. We’re glad to see The New York Times feature such a moving and positive story.

 

 

Meet the 15 year old child prodigy dominating the Drone Fight Club