Golden & Stalife to LighT !
Today is a really happy day for the team LighT Family. First off, I want to re-welcome an old friend back to the family. Sung Min “Stalife” Park joined LighT in 2007 as one of the most underrated NA players. He is one of the very few players outside of Korea to reach A rank on ICCUP, and was known for his very micro-oriented style of Protoss. In Starcraft 2, Stalife was most recently known for being on compLexity’s roster, performing admirably in both IPL 1 and 2. Stalife was dropped from the team as he went inactive to focus on his studies, his girlfriend, and his job.
We happily welcome Stalife back to the family! While we may not see him playing full time, he is a great asset to the team and more importantly, a good friend.
Next, I’d like to announce the addition of Myung Hwan “Golden” Cho to the roster. I first learned of Golden several months ago, when he and KawaiiRice briefly acted as practice partners on the Korean server. His skill is impressive, and his time in the Slayers house has instilled in him a winning mentality and strong work ethic. When he announced he was leaving Slayers, I immediately knew that he was a player I would love to have on the team. His mindset and attitude are a perfect with the rest of the players, so I reached out to him to make an offer.
After speaking with him extensively, everything I thought I knew about Golden and his character were confirmed. So with that, we came to an agreement and I am overjoyed to announced that GoldenLighT will be the newest member of the family! Golden will be representing the team full time, in clan wars, LAN events, and in practice with the rest of the team. Already, I am confident that he will get along great with the rest of the team and will be happy to join the family! In fact, you can expect Golden at the first MLG event this year in Columbus, Ohio!
Here is a statement from our new Zerg player, Golden:
""It is an honor to join such a respectable team. As of today, I will not only be able to participate in Korean events such as GSL, but also in a wide range of foreign competitions. I believe my new teammates will offer a lot of support, and I will try to contribute a lot to the progression of our team.
And to the fans: A lot of netizens have speculated that I have pursued the foreign scene for financial reasons, but that is not true. I have made my decision, not due to the money, but due to my aspirations in wanting to realize my dreams as a gamer. I've always only been able to see my fans support me on screen, but I would like to see your support in person on stage too. See you hipsters at the event locations!
Original Statement in Korean
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명문팀에 입단하여서 정말 영광입니다 앞으로 저는 한국 무대인 GSL 뿐만아니라 해외의 대회까지 노려볼수 있겠 되었습니다. 팀은 저를위해 많은 지원을 해줄것이고 저또한 팀의 위상을 높이기위해 노력할것입니다.
그리고 팬들에게 할말은...
많은 네티즌들이 저의 외국진출을 보고 돈을 위하여 해외로 진출하였다라고 하셨는데 저는 궂이 돈을 위하여가 아니라 게이머로서 저의 꿈을 이루기위하여 해외 진출을 결정하게 되었습니다. 동영상으로만 보던 여러분의 힘찬함성을 직접 무대에서 느껴보고싶습니다. 대회장에서 만나요 hipster!
Welcome Golden to the family!! Also, I would like to give a huge shoutout to @dearyuna for her amazing help translating for us!
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