Competitive Drone Racing Takes Off in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It’s the first of its kind in Charm City.

The sport tests tech innovation on a whole new level.

An international sport soars into Baltimore. The first Baltimore Drone Prix is open to participants of all levels.

Organized by Eno Umoh, Global Air Media Co-founder.

“We are doing it for the community we are doing it for Baltimore, a city we passionately love,” Umoh said.

A mix of professional and amateur racers joined this competition held right outside open works in Baltimore.

A creative center that gives members the tools and space to make almost anything, including the drones.

“Tech innovation and after school programming is a need that needs to be filled, especially for the youth an activity to keep them busy,” Umoh said.

Described as a real-life video game, racers wear goggles that display the real-time video feed from a camera mounted on their drone.

A thrilling competition to  launch bright young minds into the future.

For more information about the Baltimore, Drone Prix CLICK HERE.

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