Robot info

Builder info

Robot:

Riptide

Builder:

Ethan Kurtz

Type:

Egg Beater Spinner

Job:

Mechanical Engineering Student

Team:

Break32

Ethan Kurtz, Zak Hassanein, Nathaniel Greenberg, Sid Prabhakaran, Brandon Frederick, Felix Jing, Stan Kurtz, Ian McNanie, Zach Rutten, Michelle Kurtz, and Lea McCuan

Years competing:

2 years

Hometown:

Tarzana, California

Favorite tool:

My hands, wrist breaking impact drivers, and Red Loctite

Favorite robot:

K-2SO from Rogue One

Interesting fact:
We are a team of former VEX Robotics captains, that competed against each other at high school robotics competitions. Now our team (Break32) makes it our goal each year to break through the round of 32! Our focus is to be a feared team, and show young engineers everywhere that anything is possible!

Stat history

Stats
Career
WCVII
2021
Total matches1028
Win percentage80%100%75%
Total wins826
Losses202
Knockouts725
KO percentage70%100%63%
Average knockout time68 s54 s82 s
Knockouts against101
KO against percentage10%0%13%
Judges decision wins000

Match history

Season
Round
Matchup
Results
WCVIIEpisode 701Riptide vs GlitchRiptide by KO 47s
WCVIIEpisode 705MaDCaTter vs RiptideRiptide by KO 1m1s
WCVIIEpisode 710Riptide vs Captain Shrederator
WCVIIEpisode 714Black Dragon vs Riptide
2021Episode 603HUGE vs RiptideRiptide by KO 59s
2021Episode 606Defender vs RiptideDefender by JD
2021Episode 609DUCK! vs RiptideRiptide by KO 2m39s
2021Episode 611Shatter vs RiptideRiptide by KO 1m9s
2021Episode 613Upper Cut vs RiptideRiptide by KO 1m9s
2021Episode 614Riptide vs SawBlazeSawBlaze by KO 1m38s
2021Not AiredBloodsport vs RiptideRiptide by JD
2021Not AiredRiptide vs JackpotRiptide by KO 55s