The Los Angeles Gladiators Los Angeles Gladiators OWL Rank #8 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 support player has been a member of Team Gigantti Team Gigantti Contenders EU Rank #1 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 #3 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.
- 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)
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