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Player Information
Josh Wilkinson
May 23, 1994 (age 29)
Approx. Total Winnings:
Signature Hero:
2020-05-29 – 2020-06-06
2020-06-06 - 2020-06-20

Josh "Sideshow" Wilkinson (born May 23, 1994) is a British caster and analyst who last worked for Los Angeles Gladiators.

He was previously a Team Fortress 2 caster, commentator and expert for teamfortresstv as well as a player. He currently writes for and is a co-host of the show Through the Grapevine by, as well as the « Plat Chat » podcast.

Notable Events[edit]


  • Sideshow used to be a medical student until he was kicked from the school he attended for academic purposes. He states that he intentionally failed his coursework to avoid getting removed for unprofessional conduct due to sharing copyrighted and classified files with other students.[1]
  • Sideshow became a player for the Florida Mayhem, obtaining a two-week contract after "defeating" Mayhem member Yaki in a 1v1 Pharah battle. He had challenged Yaki to a duel, claiming that he could reach 5 eliminations before Yaki could reach 20.
    • His contract was transferred to the Los Angeles Gladiators after Sideshow raised $8,000 on a charity stream with Gladiators coach dpei.




  1. "How I got kicked out of medical school". Sideshow. 2019-04-19. Retrieved April 25, 2019.