Sign Spinner Dream: ESPN streaming the 2019 WSSC, AGAIN!
Back by popular demand, ESPN will be airing The Ocho again Saturday, May 2, 2020! Follow your favorite sign spinner on ESPN, Matthew Doolan, and his quest to be the World Sign Spinning Champion. You can watch all the action unfold at Noon ET on Saturday, May 2, 2020 on ESPN 1. With national sports leagues cancelling seasons nationwide, for an indefinite period, ESPN is looking for more sporting events to air. The Ocho will be featuring all the different non traditional sports that it featured back in August to help keep people entertained during this time of quarantines, isolation, and shelter orders. Programming will include events like cup stacking, slippery stairs, marble racing and of course sign spinning, tune in Saturday on ESPN 1!
That’s right! The 2019 World Sign Spinning Championship is now available to stream on ESPN on demand, a dream come true for any sign spinner! The program originally aired during Wednesday August 7 during the ESPN 8: The Ocho as part of their coverage of non traditional sporting events. The program was re-aired March 21, 2020 as part of the Ocho to replace the lack of live sports during the pandemic and will likely continue to rerun in the coming months. Join the millions that got to watch the 2019 WSSC on national TV and check it out on ESPN on demand, TV log-in credentials are required.
Since the beginning, one of the core missions here at AArrow was to have sign spinning be recognized as a sport. We named the tricks, host local and regional competitions, established different teams in different cities, and since 2007, we have been hosting the World Sign Spinning Championships in Las Vegas. The WSSC was aimed to create an epicenter of culture for our athletes to not only go head to head and battle, but to also share the sign spinning cultural experience. ESPN featuring our 2019 WSSC is a major milestone for not only AArrow the company, but sign spinning the sport as a whole and it is a dream come true to have ESPN recognize as a sport!