Originally a Brawl player during the game's early competitive scene, spiNR mained Sonic in Brawl as well. While he wasn't in the community for very long, he has made an impact at the St. Paul Biweeklies. spiNR not only used to record matches at every Brawl tournament he attended, he was also a former organizer and panelist for the Minnesota Power Rankings for Brawl. He also originally created the MinnesotaSmash channel on YouTube which featured videos from Minnesota tournaments.
After a long hiatus from Smash, spiNR returned in March 2015 as a Smash 4 player using Sonic once again. After a slow start, spiNR became one of the top players in the state for the game. Eventually obtaining 5th in the Minnesota Power Rankings for Smash 4, his first ever PR placement.