How Drones Will Change Sports

Drone at Mt. Crested Butte

How Drones Will Change Sports

Recognize the mountain in this Popular Science article? Learn how drones are changing how sports are filmed. You may have even noticed a few drones around Crested Butte over the last year.

“A couple years ago, Ryan Baker founded Arch Aerial, a Houston-based drone manufacturer. An archaeologist by training, Baker worked on shooting excavations for clients, and eventually moved into working on films. Then, universities and high schools came knocking; they wanted drones to film their athletics. Now, with drones recently shooting sports at the Sochi Olympics, the idea might be gaining some mainstream traction.

Baker gave a talk at South By Southwest about how drones are changing sports, and we caught up with him after to chat.”

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