|Country of Birth:||Denmark|
|Birthday:||February 21, 1994|
|Soloqueue IDs:||Froggen (EUW), YouGotFrogged (EUW), Anivia kid (NA), midlane kingdom (KR)|
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| Team History|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Trivia
- 3 Tournament Results
- 4 Interviews
- 5 Articles
- 6 Highlight Videos
- 7 Other Video Content
- 8 Gallery
- 9 Redirects
- 10 References
Since his childhood, Henrik “Froggen” Hansen has played video games such as Counter-Strike and Warcraft 3. Froggen was introduced to League of Legends by his brother and, over time, realized that becoming a professional gamer was a possibility. Froggen’s competitive drive and desire to be the best AP Carry in League of Legends has landed him amongst the best players in the world of professional gaming. Mechanics and lane dominance are two aspects of Froggen’s gameplay that he believes will set him above the rest, and secure victories for his team.
Froggen's League of Legends career started with him spending a few months on minor teams, before joining Team Infused. After the team disbanded, just a month later, Froggen moved on to join Absolute Legends, where he met Wickd. With the merger of Absolute Legends and Counter Logic Gaming, the team Counter Logic Gaming EU was formed.
Newly formed CLG.EU's first appearance would come at Kings of Europe. The team won the tournament and made a big statement by beating Moscow Five in the final. They would go on to follow this up with another triumph against Moscow Five, beating them in the final of the Corsair Vengeance Cup.
A long season saw Froggen and CLG.EU face Moscow Five on a number of other occasions. The next time the two would meet was the final of DreamHack Summer 2012, where again CLG.EU came out victorious. Despite their early season dominance, Froggen and the team were beaten by Moscow Five in the final of ECC Poland.
Next up for CLG.EU were the Regional Finals, where the team placed 3rd behind SK Gaming and Moscow Five. The team's performance sealed them a spot at the Season 2 World Championship. In preparation for this, CLG.EU placed second at Azubu The Champions Summer 2012 against mainly Korean opposition.
At the Season 2 World Championship, Froggen and the team finished in 2nd place in the group stages, securing them a place in the knockout rounds of the tournament. CLG.EU beat Team WE in the quarterfinals of the tournament, but were beaten in the semifinals by Madlife's Azubu Frost.
The team finished the season off with a 3rd place finish at the MLG Fall Championship and a 2nd placed finish at DreamHack Winter 2012. At the close of the season, the team decided to split with the CLG organization and join Evil Geniuses.
A new challenge presented itself to Froggen and the team in the form of the upcoming LCS Spring Split. A number of good performances on Twisted Fate from Froggen saw the team finish 4th, granting them a spot in the Spring Playoffs. Evil Geniuses lost to Fnatic in the semifinals of the tournament, but the team clinched 3rd place by beating SK Gaming in the 3rd place match.
With Froggen now performing especially well on Ahri and Jayce, the Summer Split was strangely similar to the Spring Split for EG. With a 3rd place finish, they secured a spot in the Summer Playoffs. Playoffs losses to Fnatic in the semifinal and Moscow Five in the 3rd place match saw Evil Geniuses finish 4th.
The start of the Spring Split was disappointing for Froggen and the rest of Alliance, as they found themselves consistently ranked in the bottom 3 teams, until the 8th week. From here onwards, Alliance dominated the split. An overall team improvement propelled them up to 1st in the penultimate week. Froggen's individual performances saw him collect 2 weekly MVP awards and the overall MVP award for the split. In an unsuccessful superweek, Alliance lost the top spot and finished in 3rd place behind SK Gaming and Fnatic.
Alliance's performance in their first split resulted in their qualification for the Spring Playoffs. The playoffs saw the team lose to Fnatic in the semifinal, and then to ROCCAT in the 3rd place match.
Froggen was voted by EU fans to take part in the All-Star Challenge at All-Star Paris 2014 along with Diamondprox. Froggen played on Team Ice during the tournament along with Doublelift, Madlife and others. His 'Super 1v1' win against Team Fire's WeiXiao secured the overall win for Team Ice.
The Summer Split saw Alliance emulate their form from the end of the Spring Split. Froggen's impressive performances on a range of champions, including Xerath in particular, helped the team to a 1st place finish - with Alliance staying at the peak of the rankings table for the entire split.
Following this was the Summer Playoffs, a chance for Froggen to qualify for the World Championship in his first season with the organization. Alliance placed 1st in the playoffs, beating Fnatic in the final, and secured themselves a place at the World Championship.
The World Championship saw Alliance placed in Group D along with NaJin White Shield, Cloud9 and KaBuM! e-Sports. Despite successful games for Froggen on Ahri, Alliance beat each team once and lost to each team once, resulting in a 3rd place finish in the group. This meant they would not go any further in the tournament.
In order to comply with new LCS regulations, Alliance would have to change their name for the upcoming season, and they rebranded as Elements. The Spring Split itself was not a success for the team, finishing in 7th place after making a number of roster changes. This meant that the team would not go to playoffs, but would qualify for the Summer Split.
After the split, Elements changed their roster significantly; Froggen being the only member to stay on the team, while Jwaow, dexter, Tabzz, and promisQ joined as starters. The Summer Split was also disappointing for the team, again finishing in 7th place, though this meant that they would still have a place in next season's Spring Split.
Froggen moved to North America for the 2016 season, joining new venture-capital-backed team Echo Fox along with Keith, Hard, Big, and Korean soloqueue star top laner kfo. Visa problems kept Froggen, Hard, and kfo out of competition for several games early on in the season, and despite an upswing after the full roster returned, Echo Fox placed seventh at the end of the spring split - out of playoffs but also safe from relegation. Their overall season record was 6-12, with 6 of those losses coming from their games with a substitute roster as well as a forfeit prior to determining their substitute roster. With their full lineup, their record was 6-6.
In the Summer Season, Echo Fox had almost no roster problems at all - they substituted Grigne in for two games in week 3, and switched Froggen to top lane for one game while kfo played mid lane, but other than that they had a completely stable roster. With stability did not come an improvement over their spring performance; while they picked up several individual game wins (including handing Team SoloMid their only game 1 defeat of the entire split), the team lost every single series after the first week and finished in last place, three series behind the ninth-place NRG. In the 2017 Spring Promotion Tournament, Echo Fox turned their season around and took advantage of NRG's weakness, beating Team Liquid Academy in the elimination round, losing to the much-improved Phoenix1, and then sweeping NRG in the final series to return to the LCS for 2017.
After speculations about Froggen leaving Echo Fox rise, he subsequently released his official statement on Youtube in regards to his termination with the team and shared his perspective outlook for the future in 2018.
On the 29th March 2018 Origen, along with Riot Games confirmed that Origen along with some of the teams from the 2017 CS would compete in the new European Masters competition in April 2018. On the 31st March 2018, Origen announced that former KT Rolster jungler Choi "inSec" In-Seok would join the team. On the 3rd April 2018, Origen announced that former G2 ESports toplaner Ki "Expect" Dae-han would also join the team. It was widely rumored on Twitch as well as on Discord that he will be returning to the League of Legends professional scene in 2018. This was later confirmed by Origen (eSports) on Twitter on April 5, 2018, as they announce that Froggen will be joining them as their mid laner.
- Has a reputation for being one of the best Anivia players in the world.
- He owns an Anivia plush toy that he has taken onstage with him.
- Has re-invented Anivia multiple times, with successes in unusual builds such as Warmog's Armor and going for Chalice of Harmony and Tear of the Goddess for amplified mana regeneration.
- Fans voted for him to play Anivia at the All-Star Paris 2014 Pick-10 challenge on Day 3, and he recorded a K/D/A of 11/0/14 against Bjergsen's Zed.
- One of his signature Anivia moves is to take Teleport and use it while Anivia (or "Eggnivia") has been KO'd while Rebirth is active (in egg form.)
- Is known for a farming-centric mid lane style of play
- Previously held the unofficial record for reaching 300 cs the fastest in competitive play, hitting it at the 23:10 minute mark playing as Karthus. He reached that mark during the group stages of the Season 2 World Championship against the Saigon Jokers. The record was later broken by XiaoWeiXiao.
- On March 13, 2016, achieved the record of most CS in a single game, with 764, defeating the previous record set by Coco in February 2015. Froggen played Gangplank in a win against Team Dignitas. This record was broken on April 28 by Ever AD carry LokeN, in a 76-minute-long game on Sivir in the LCK 2016 Summer Promotion Tournament.
- Known for playing unconventional champions in the middle lane, such Corki years before Corki mid became meta
- When in Korea in season 2, he was forced to go mid every game by his solo queue team mates. There he learned to play bruisers mid and picked up his now famous Lee Sin mid that won him a series at MLG Dallas 2012.
- One of the players to start the trend of running full magic resist rune pages and a playstyle involving rushing Abyssal Scepter on AP Carries.
- All-Star 1v1 Showmatches
- Defeated WeiXiao's Jarvan IV with Yasuo in an ace match to determine the All-Star Challenge at All-Star Paris 2014.
- He defeated Faker in an Anivia mirror match in the opening round of the 1v1 tournament at All-Star Los Angeles 2015 - the first time the two played against each other in competitive play.
- After his win against Faker, he defeated Koro1's Quinn with an AP Nasus in the second round of the 1v1 tournament at All-Star Los Angeles 2015.
- In the ensuing quarterfinals at All-Star LA, he defeated Aphromoo in a Zilean mirror match where both agreed to use only auto-attacks and not kill or attack each other.
- He played support in an LCS game - namely, the third-place tiebreaker against Gambit in Summer 2013. He went 2/4/19 on Blitzcrank while Krepo took his place with Anivia in the middle lane.
- Favorite anime are Angel Beats! and Shakugan no Shana.
- Favorite food is French Fries.
- Often plays Tetris while waiting for his queue to pop.
- He was selected by ggChronicle as the 2012 Player of the Year as well as being given the Silver Deathcap award for being a member of the fantasy team, World Team Two.
- In 2012, ocelote accused Froggen of DDosing a game and later apologized for his accusation. Since then, it has been a running joke in the community that whenever a stream lags, it is due to Froggen ddosing the event.
- January 31, Froggen: "I think coaching would be very interesting, but my current focus is just to be a professional player." with Joonkyu "Lasso" Seok, Kyeongbeom "Its" Kim, and Woo "Ready" Hyun on Inven Global
- January 21, Froggen on adding Looper: “I was obviously excited. He’s been to pretty much every single worlds since he’s been playing on pro teams.” with Slingshot Esports
- February 1, Froggen claims no LCS teams will scrim Echo Fox, forcing team to find other ways to practice with Yahoo Esports
- February 20, Froggen talks Echo Fox's strengths and the advantages Wild Card teams have in world tournaments with Blitz Esports
- March 21, Froggen on new Anivia skin: “I like the banners on the wall, and it looks good. It also looks different, like everything is kind of red, so it’s just funny, and I feel like it’s a pretty good skin.” with Slingshot Esports
- June 9, Froggen: “I still think it’s super fun to be in the LCS and just play games every week against other pro players. I don’t know. It’s just so enjoyable.” with Slingshot Esports
- November 2, YLYL w/Froggen: his message for TSM fans, liking James Harden & his legacy with Lisa Doan on theScore Esports
- February 14, Froggen on Echo Fox: 'The communication gets better every single day' with theScore Esports
- March 2, 'Reflections' with Froggen with Thooorin
- March 13, Froggen: 'I wasn't sure how many I actually had that counted as gold... but I knew I was up there' with theScore Esports
- March 14, Froggen and Keith Discuss Setting New Records against Dignitas with Yahoo Esports
- June 4, EFX Froggen Broadcast Interview (EFX vs. P1) with LoL Esports
- June 6, Froggen on Korean vs NA dynamic queue, stepping up as a leader on Echo Fox with Yahoo Esports
- June 21, DUOS: Diamondprox and Froggen with LoL Esports
- June 27, Froggen breaks down the set against TSM, says the first game win 'motivates us a lot' with theScore Esports
- August 5, Froggen on what relegation would mean: ‘I try not to think about it, but I want to stay with Echo Fox’ with Yahoo Esports
- August 21, Summoning Insight Episode 56, with guest Froggen with InsightOnEsports
- September 17, Froggen on the Group Draws, EU's Chances, and What He's Excited for at Worlds with onGamers
- December 12, Froggen on Faker: 'He wanted me to play Anivia and see if he could beat me, but I am Anivia' with theScore Esports
- December 12, Froggen about 2016: "NA is definitely an option" with Fragbite
- March 6, EU LCS 2014 W8: Interview with Alliance Froggen (video) with SK Gaming
- March 20, Froggen after his game against Gambit (video) with onGamers
- April 22, Summoning Insight Episode 5, with guest Froggen with InsightOnEsports
- May 8, Cool Down, Froggen on Team Ice's loss in URF challange (video) with onGamers
- May 9, Team Fire's Shy and Ice's Froggen spar after their hexakill match (video) with onGamers
- August 12, 유럽 LoL 팀 얼라이언스, 그들과의 유쾌한 수다 (Korean) (English) with Inven
- September 25, Froggen on Alliance's performance so far at groups after day two (Video) with onGamers
- September 26, LoL 2014 World Championship Interivew - Froggen (Alliance Mid Lane) (Video) with OGN Global
- December 4, [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QKbUt3L5ms Alliance Froggen
- March 13, Froggen 'Grilled' (video) with Team Acer
- March 23, Froggen at LCS EU Lille (French) with Me Mid
- June 21, LCS Moscow 2013: interview with EG-Froggen (video) with LoLGamerRu
- June 28, LCS Moscow 2013: Harryduck`s interview with EG Froggen (video) with Harryduck
- December 30, 'Reflections' with Froggen (video) with onGamers
- April 8, Krepo et Froggen nous répondent (video) with against All authority
- April 16, CLG EU Froggen (AP CARRY) AMA with Reddit
- May 18, Interview with Froggen: "Anivia's kit is just too strong and then people usually have no idea how to fight vs anivia" with Team Dignitas
- May 20, Interview with CLG.eu's Froggen with SK Gaming
- June 9, CLG.Eu Froggen - MLG Anaheim Day Two with StateoftheLeague
- June 20, Froggen(Anivia) AMA after 2 first big offline events (MLG and Dreamhack) with Reddit
- August 7, in2LOL Interviews Froggen with in2LOL
- September 13, CLG Eu Froggen Interview after OGN Summer Championship with State of the League
- October 11, CLG.EU Froggen AMA with Reddit
- October 15, Krepo & Froggen Interview with Pluto - League of Legends World Finals (video) with Reign of Gaming
- October 19, Trinity Force Podcast Presents: Sheen Procs – Episode 6: “Froggen” (Audio) with Trinity Force Podcast
- November 3, CLG.EU Froggen at the MLG Fall Championships (video) with CyberSportsNetwork
- November 4, Froggen (CLG EU) and BigfatLP (CLG NA) Interview with Optimus Tom - MLG Fall Championship (video) with ggChronicle
- November 24, E-Sports: Gains and Sacrifices at Dreamhack Winter 2012 (video) with Intel Pack4DreamHack Winter 2012
- November 24, Froggen Anivia vs Toyz Orianna at Dreamhack Winter 2012 (video) with Intel Pack4DreamHack Winter 2012
- December 16, CLG.eu Snoopeh, Froggen & Krepo at IEM Cologne (video) with SK Gaming
- December 17, Froggen Interview with Absolute Legends
- March 2, Froggen and Alex Ich’s dual paths through the NA LCS by Taylor Cocke on Yahoo
- June 24, Froggen's Faux Pas: Mastering the Elements from theScore
- November 29, What kind of teammates does Froggen need to succeed? by Ryan Tang on Gold Per 10
- August 23, Weekly Highlight #1
- June 11, Best of Froggen - Highlights & Funny Moments
- August 28, Froggen Best Mid EU Highlights - 2014 EU LCS Summer + Paris Allstars
- November 23, Froggen's Lux Game 29/2/13
Other Video Content
- October 5, 2012 - Froggen Anivia dance + Snoopeh stare down
- July 17, 2013 - League of Legends Player Spotlight - Froggen
ALL Froggen 2014 World Championship
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