“It sends a similar message as Formula One, and so in Formula One, you might say, oh, this encourages young people, particularly young men, to drive recklessly and fast on the roads,” he said.
“That’s in fact not true.
“Formula One encourages young people to respect the craft of motorsport, to practice, and to believe in engineering. And actually, Formula One inspires our young people into engineering careers, particularly here in the United Kingdom where I’m at.
“So we hope in the same way, the Enhanced Games encourages our young people to believe in science and to believe in medicine.”
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