She’s got a pretty clear idea of how her year of globetrotting would pan out too. November to February would be spent around Europe for a “mixture of snowboarding and exploring.” Ezza’s visited Europe before, including a trip to the UK with Incognito recently to compete in the FACEIT Global Summit. “I love the history and culture and the fact that you can stay in an Airbnb in Berlin that is older than how long New Zealand has been discovered!” she says, before adding she’s actually stayed in that very Airbnb before.
Next, she says she’d chase the snow, catching a train from Russia to Beijing, finally ending up in Japan for the cherry blossom festival around April. Where, as she puts it, she’d spend her time eating “so much delicious local cuisine!”
Once summer hit the Northern hemisphere, she’d set off for the USA. “[For] July, I’d head to America. Start off by celebrating the 4th July, spend a month or two road tripping… head down to South America and stop off in Machu Picchu, explore Buenos Ares, eat more amazing local cuisine, attend the day of the dead celebrations… Then head back up to the USA to have my first USA Halloween and Thanksgiving experience.”
Getting involved with esports
Two years ago, when PUBG came out, Ezza got involved with PUBGOCE, s discord community for PUBG players in the region. She ended up competing in the first OCE PUBG community gaming league run by the server, igniting her passion for esports as well as the game.
“After this experience, I became more involved within the Discord and became a moderator.” Then she went on to help third-party tournament organisers run events including both online and offline PUBG tournaments.
Ezza majored in management during her Business degree at University. “I thought that I could use these skills for good in an area I am passionate about.” In 2018 she reached out to Incognito and offered her services as the team manager.