Balloon

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Player Information
Name:
정우준
Romanized Name:
Jung Woo Joon
Birth:
November 28, 1995 (1995-11-28) (age 21)
Country:
Race:
Alternate IDs:
BalloonSPR, lOvBalloon, NEXBalloon, 로브풍선, 넥풍, DavidKim
Total Earnings:
$1,787.21
Links
History
2013-07-01 - 2013-11-03
2014-04-09 - 2016-08-23

Jung "Balloon" Woo Joon is a random player from South Korea, currently teamless.

Biography[edit]

Balloon was a player on team StarTale until it was announced that he had retired on the 3rd of November 2013.[1]

On April 9, he was announced to have joined mYinsanity, had switched from Protoss to Random, and would be leaving Korea to study in the United States whilst attempting to qualify for WCS America.[2]

Wings Of Liberty[edit]

OSL[edit]

Balloon defeated TaeJa 2-0 during the 2012 OnGameNet Starleague Season 1 preliminaries but was eliminated in the next round by horror after losing 0-2.

Heart of the Swarm[edit]

World Championship Series[edit]

2013 WCS Korea Season 2[edit]

He qualified for 2013 WCS Korea Season 2 Challenger League, eliminating TANGTANG, KassiA and former GSL champion Sniper. He was picked up by StarTale after his run in the qualifiers.[3]

2014 HomeStory Cup IX[edit]

Managed to beat ToD 2-0 and Bomber 2-1 in the first group stage of the HomeStory Cup IX and therefore advanced to the second group stage.

Trivia[edit]

  • Got his nickname "Balloon" after a discussion with his friends about good nicknames during high school. As a result of the conversation one of his friends came up with the name Balloon, which the friend wanted to take for a game. After that conversation Balloon went home and stole that name by taking it first.
  • During his first games in the HomeStory Cup IX the casters often used the phrase "ballooned" to describe his victories over the favoured players.

References[edit]

  1. eSF Rosters November 2013
  2. Adrian Gerber (9 April 2014). "DaNa leaves mYi". www.myinsanity.eu.
  3. kimbilly (2013-07-01). pgrer.net. http://www.pgrer.net/pb/pb.php?id=gamenews&no=5513. Retrieved 2013-07-07.