• Rosio Ibarra

eSports athletes train at new, special gyms

Photo of an eSports tournament from wired.com

In recent years, eSports has became more popular, according to Foxnews.com. Pro athletes spend days and night honing their craft, and it is no different for eSports players at the high school, college, and professional levels. Cairo High School has it own eSports team which began in 2019 and is now starting its third season.

According to influencermarketinghud.com, in 2018 the eSports industry made a total of $906 million in revenue. However, if you are interested in joining these professional gamers, you are going to need to hit a very new, special type of gym.

There is a person who has a solution to that problem, and he is John Fazio. He is the CEO of Nerd Street Gamers, which is a new nationwide eSports training facility. According to Foxnews.com, Fazio said that he has one mission and that is to increase accessibility to eSports.

Fazio is looking to expand his brand as gaming scene continues to grow, opening new facilities where eSports athletes train for gameplay. According to foxnews.com, as the esports industry continues to grow, Fazio and other businesses who revolve around them will grow more then ever as well, and this will also create more new opportunities for the students athletes.