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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

StoreYourBoard Team Rider: Tyler Nelson

Take a minute to get to know StoreYourBoard's second addition to its team of riders, Tyler Nelson.  Tyler wakeboards on the Gravel Tour, which consists of 5 competitions at the Orlando Watersports Complex in Orlando, Florida.  The first stop was March 31 and the last stop is set for September 29.  Tyler is fighting for first place in his division!  Below are a few questions that Tyler answered so you can get to know a little bit more about him and his wakeboarding...

·         Name: Tyler Nelson   

·         Age: 18

·         Twitter Handle: @tcnwake2wake 

·         When did you start riding: 2008

·         Board: Ronix District with Cell Boots(as of now)

·         Home lake: Lake Santa Fe, FL

·         Favorite spot ever ridden: Lake Santa Fe

·         Favorite time of day/year to ride: Late in the day in summer

·         Best trick: Laid Out Half Cab Roll

·         Next trick to conquer: Pete Rose

·         Worst wipeout: Landing a 360 while tearing my meniscus(straight leg for 6 months after surgery).  

·         What competition circuit do you participate in: Gravel Tour

·         Results from this year’s competition: 2nd overall for the year in 2011 intermediate

·         Big plans for next year: Get on top of the advanced division

·         Favorite pro rider: Parks Bonifay

·         Dream vacation: Anytime I wakeboard I am vacationing

·         Songs that get you pumped up: Pursuit of Happiness by Kid Cudi, Riot Rhythm by Sleigh Bells, Paper Planes by MIA, Radioactive by Kings of Leon, Kyoto by Skrillex