As a drone racing champion, Alex Vanover revealed that winning the 2019 Drone Racing League World Championship provided him with significant opportunities.

Victory in the championship enabled him to receive sponsorship deals, attend premieres, dine at the best restaurants, and receive free items.

Vanover claimed that he still enjoys drone racing, but filming for stars such as Justin Bieber and Will Smith has presented him with different opportunities.

The 23-year-old champion had no idea that Justin Bieber and Will Smith would contact him after winning the championship.

A perfect combination of the rise in drone popularity and Hollywood’s search for new and unique filming techniques led to this unexpected development.

Vanover had always wanted to move beyond being a racing pilot, and his championship win was the perfect entry point into the entertainment and film industry. He received several calls and emails after his win.

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