Next Level

A documentary by Job van Ginkel and Jasmijn Verhulst

Staring at a screen for hours, training on headshots and wanting to be the best, to eventually participate in competitions. For professional gamers, the hours spent behind a computer are like top sport.

Kaj van Staalduinen (25), in the world of gaming better known as kajsk1ng, is a professional gamer in the game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). Despite the fact that Kaj spends 30 to 40 hours a week on training, he is anything but your stereotypical gamer.

He consciously chose not to game full time and live a normal life next to it. But what would happen if he gets scouted and given the opportunity to go international?

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