Flying high: the 15-year-old winning hundreds of thousands of pounds racing drones

Drone racing is growing rapidly and there’s nobody better at it than Britain’s Luke Wolferstan-Bannister

Michael Newington Gray

At 15 years old Luke Wolferstan-Bannister is already at the top of his sport. The teenager is the current British, European and world drone racing champion.

Flying a drone above the rafters and below the seats of guests at WIRED Next Generation Banni (as he is known in the drone racing world) explained what is next for the sport that has exploded in the last year.