Oakley, a North American lifestyle brand, has announced the signing of Seth ‘Scump’ Abner, a professional Call of Duty player, as its first esports athlete.
Now Scump has joined the famous NFL players Lamar Jackson and Patrick Mahomes as an elite member of Oakley’s ever-expanding roster.
The leader in sports performance and innovation Oakley has shared the news of it signing Seth ‘Scump’ Abner as the first professional esports athlete of Oakley.
Oakley said this partnership between Scump and the brand would help reach its mission to provide next-level gaming for fans worldwide, and it will keep on deepening its roots with the gaming world and those who share in this pursuit of progression.
Seth ‘Scump’ Abner is widely referred to as “The King” and is considered the world’s top professional Call of Duty player. He has won two gold medals in Major League Gaming (MLG) X Games. In 2017, he was awarded “Best Console Player” at the Esports Industry Awards. as per this partnership, Scump will wear Oakley’s exclusive eyewear during all the competitive matches and streams.
“It is an honor to be the first esports athlete in Team Oakley,” said Abner. “Oakley has immediately demonstrated itself to be a bona fide and submitted accomplice, so I’m eager to acquaint the brand’s contributions with my fans and engage with different competitors on their list. We as of now have a great deal in progress, and I anticipate sharing more in the months to come.”
While his emphasis is consistently on the current mission, Scump has developed into a worldwide ambassador for esports by engaging with his fans and followers through different content creation types. Scump is known for his giving back nature. Recently, he took an interest in a magnanimous campaign to honor frontline workers, laborers, and medical care experts fighting Covid-19.
Scump joins an elite program of sports symbols which incorporates Mikaela Shiffrin, Patrick Mahomes, Chloe Kim, Lamar Jackson, and various others. Like the names that have preceded him, Scump’s image has risen above sport by committing to being the finest and preparing to make that a reality.