The Los Angeles Gladiators Los Angeles Gladiators OWL Rank #4 Shu Kim Jin-seo flex support kevster Kevin Persson dps Patiphan Patiphan Chaiwong dps Reiner Corey Scoda tank FunnyAstro Daniel Hathaway support have announced that they will be making changes to their all-Finnish support line with the addition of Ripa . This announcement came shortly after a tweet that many incorrectly thought signaled the release of their current supports.
The Gladiators say farewell to the Finnish duo...— Los Angeles Gladiators (@LAGladiators) November 28, 2018
Our thanks to @BigGooseOW and @ShazOW for the glorious season. pic.twitter.com/EEqzsQ0yXw
... IT'S A FINNISH TRIO NOW.@Ripaow joins the Gladiators as the Finnishing touch.— Los Angeles Gladiators (@LAGladiators) November 28, 2018
🔗 : https://t.co/A7vZ4NmP7Q pic.twitter.com/8jdJ7VIEqK
The support player has been a member of Team Gigantti Team Gigantti Inactive zappis Joonas Alakurtti off tank Davin Tuomo Leppänen dps Leaf Lucas Loison dps Milkyman Otto Sarén tank Zuppeh Aleksi Kuntsi support since since December 2017. Prior to that, he was a part of ENCE eSports until Assembly Winter 2018, where he donned a Gigantti jersey for his first time. That iteration of Gigantti finished first overall, defeating ENCE 3-0 in the Grand Finals.
Ripa played in both Season 1 and Season 2 of Contenders 2018 Europe, and finished in the top four in both of his seasons. They placed second in Season 1, falling to the British Hurricane British Hurricane Contenders EU Rank #7 Skairipa Robert Lupsa flex support Finnsi Finnbjörn Jónasson off tank Yiqids Victor Yiqids dps Hybrid Dominic Grove dps Helv Esteban Fernandez tank Admiral Oliver Vahar support in the Grand Finals 4-3. The next season, the team made another playoff run, but were eliminated in the semifinals by eventual champions Eagle Gaming Eagle Gaming Inactive .
The next Overwatch League season begins February 14, 2019.
The Los Angeles Gladiators Los Angeles Gladiators OWL Rank #4 Shu Kim Jin-seo flex support kevster Kevin Persson dps Patiphan Patiphan Chaiwong dps Reiner Corey Scoda tank FunnyAstro Daniel Hathaway support will enter the fray with:
- Lane "Surefour" Roberts (DPS)
- João Pedro "Hydration" Goes Telles (DPS)
- Jang "Decay" Gui-un (장귀운) (DPS)
- Aaron "Bischu" Kim (Off Tank)
- Kang "Void" Jun-woo (Off Tank)
- Gye "rOar" Chang-hoon (Tank)
- Jonas "Shaz" Suovaara (Flex Support)
- Riku "Ripa" Toivanen (Flex Support)
- Benjamin "BigGoose" Isohanni (Support)
And their staff are: