Riku “Ripa” Toivanen is an Overwatch esports player currently signed to the British Hurricane roster. He is from Finland and was born on November 29, 2000, he’s currently 19 years old.
Toivanen began his professional esports career with ENCE eSports in January 2017. He competed with Team Gigantti between December 2017 and November 2018 when he moved to the Los Angeles Gladiators. He’s been with British Hurricane since December 2019, just a few short months.
This player has a Support role within the Overwatch team and his signature heroes Zenyatta and Moira. Zenyatta is an omnic guru who wants to mend the problems between humans and omnics. Moira has biotic abilities that allow her to either heal or deal damage.
The current Overwatch roster for British Hurricane consists of Daniel “Danedd” Rosdahl, William “SparkR” Andersson, Daniel “Hadi” Bleinagel, Mikkel “Molf1g” Djernes, Riku “Ripa” Toivanen and Joni “Jofi” Lives.
British Hurricane has had a run of victories recently including taking first at the March 2020 Contenders 2020 EU Season 1 – Week 1 Qualifier, first in the January 2020 Overwatch Contenders 2020 Season 1: Europe – Seeding Tournament Qualifier and first in the December 2019 Open Division: Breakable Barriers: Europe, Middle East, Africa #1.
The British Hurricane esports team is based in London, UK and was formed in 2018. The team has so far won one regional and one interregional championship.
As per Esports Earnings, to March 2020, Riku “Ripa” Toivanen has won more than $46,000 from 15 Overwatch tournaments putting him ranked 48th amongst Finnish esports players.