It’s Esports week on Living808 and on today’s show, former UH Football Star, track athlete, and coach, Sam Moku, adds to the conversation about eSports as an emerging college sport. He would know, as he currently serves as Hawaii Pacific Universities Athletic Director.
“eSports is definitely a 21st century form of competition. I know some people are questioning whether it’s a sport in the same ways that basketball, or volleyball, or soccer are sports. While it’s not an extremely physical activity, many of the same elements of traditional sports are found in eSports: training and preparation, teamwork, skills development, coordination, and of course, competition. Sometimes intense competition.”