Want to be involved in the drama and in on the action? Want a front row seat to all that is happening in the sports world? It’s hard to miss the constant flow of information that is constantly updating our society about sports. Even if you are not interested in sports there is a level of integration that every person instinctively participates in.
People, Fans, Athletes
There are so many ways to participate in sports that it can be one of the most captivating experiences for a competitive fan or athlete. The first level of integration would be the athlete. The athlete plays the sport directly and have a role in the action. They are the only ones that have a role in changing the outcome of the game and athletes are able to play with a competitive edge at many levels of skill. Sport is wonderful for being able to be enjoyed at many skill levels and does not always have to be competitive but almost always is, especially on a professional level. Fans are invested in the athletes success as well as the success of a team they are loyal to. Often fans will purchase tickets, merchandise and find other ways to support their favorite sports team. Even if you are not a fan, people go to events in groups and have often gone with others to support and get in on the action.
The sports phenomenon seems to be everywhere. It’s obvious to understand fans and athletes are invested in the game but what about every one else who ends up knowledgeable of what is going on? Sporting events have become like our local weather and even if you don’t have any investment, they have become hard to ignore. Water cooler conversation and radio morning talks are all based around the most recent sporting event. Everyone is constantly updated on the status of what is going on in sports. It is hard to ignore the growing popularity of sporting events and the inability to ignore the ongoing updates when it comes to sports.