Daniel "SPIRAL" Castellanos is a fighting games competitor from Ottawa, Ontario, USA. Their key disciplines are Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, where they main Greninja. They are also known to play Street Fighter V, where they main Cody, Tekken 7, Dragon Ball FighterZ, where they main Super Saiyan Goku, and other fighting games. Castellanos works as a content creator for Honor Esports.
SPIRAL made their competitive debut at ECHO 2016 Summer (SSBWU), where they took 13th place. In the following years, they played SSBWU at such events as:
- 2016: Nexus 2, Capital City Smash #4, Hero to ZeRo [The 2GGT: ZeRo Saga Online Qualifier], UGC Online Open: UGC Smash Open Online Qualifier, Wifi Wednesdays.
- 2017: 2GGC: Civil War, PG Key to Midwest Mayhem 8: North America Tour, Welcome to the Oven, Revenge of the 6ix: Episode I, Get On My Level 2017, DreamHack Montreal 2017, Middleground 2017.
- 2018: Tespa Carleton Presents: Frostfire, Press Less Feat. Ryan Ford, Kage, Supergirl Kels and Flood, Grand Capital Smash # 7, Ottawa Smash Ultimate Weekly #1 (4th place), and others.
Since early 2019, SPIRAL has been primarily playing SSBU. They competed in it at such events as:
- 2018: Ottawa Smash Ultimate Weekly #2 (the 3rd place), Grand Capital Smash #13 (4th place).
- 2019: Smash @ Humber: January Monthly (9th place), Frostfire 2019 (17th in singles, the 3rd in squad), The Bakery and EMG Presents: PRESS LESS 2019, E-Sporticon - Team 300 and Ottawa Smash Ultimate June 16 2019 (the 1st in singles), DreamHack Montreal 2019 (33rd place), Grand Capital Smash # 18 (the 2nd in doubles), King's Court II: Kingston's Monthly Super Smash Bros./FGC Tournament (the 3rd place), SuperNova Fall 2019 (the 1st place), The Arcadian Before Christmas.
- 2020: Grand Capital Smash # 20 (4th in singles, the 1st in doubles), Mazer Gaming Smash 1k Tournament Presented by @Coil, Smash Sanctuary Civil War, Mega Smash Mondays Online 1 (49th place), The Smash N' Cash Tournament (49th place), Collision Online, Domics' Atomic Arena, Get On My Line 2020 - GOML Online Fundraiser.
- 2021: Rushdown Revolt #9, Zero Defense Arcadian #5, Collision Online 2021, Frostfire 2021 (T7, SFV, SSBU), SWT: NA Northeast Ultimate Online Qualifier, and others.