For the first time, this year’s ESPYS featured an eSports category into the award program. On Wednesday, an ESPY was handed out for the Best eSports Moment, and the winner was Tim “oLARRY” Anselimo of Cavs Legion GC.
In August 2018, a shooting occurred in Jacksonville during a Madden tournament. oLARRY, who was one of the participants at the Madden event, sustained three gunshot wounds, one of which left one of his thumbs detached from his hand.
oLARRY recovered from the event, and after learning to hold a game controller differently, resumed his eSports career with Cavs Legion GC. This season, oLARRY is currently third on his team in PPG at 10.0. However, his story is much more than what he’s done on Cavs Legion GC.
oLARRY’s story has garnered a lot of attention, and was even profiled on ESPN’s SC Featured. You can check it out down below (viewer discretion is advised):
oLARRY defeated Ninja in a poll on the ESPN eSports Twitter page to win the first-ever Best eSports Moment award.
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