Riot Working to Ensure a New Career for Retired eSports Players - League of Legends Fansite Community
Professional athletes, because of the demands of pro-level sports, tend not to have very long careers. It’s even worse for professional gamers, who are typically past their prime well before they hit 30. But what do you do with yourself when you’re a formerly top-ranked League of Legends player who’s retired at 27 years of age?
It’s a question that Riot hopes to address with a program designed to help pro gamers “age out” gracefully once they no longer have the twitch reflexes and fine motor skills needed to compete at a high level. The idea is to hold ongoing “summits” that will teach skills like “interviewing techniques, brand building and general media training,” according to Polygon, which will be useful both during and after a player’s career.
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That is the proposition I’m buying from Bigpipe.
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