Ripple is a smasher from Champaign, Illinois who is considered to be one of the best King Dedede players in Project M (along with Dumshiny and Captain Birdman). He placed 7th in Project M singles at The Big House 4, defeating notable players such as Oro?! and Hungrybox in losers' bracket before losing to Wizzrobe. He is also part of the Melee: SD Remix development team. He is currently ranked 45th on PMRank 2019 and was formerly ranked 1st on the Illinois Power Rankings for Project M.