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Tyler
Turner

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Name: Tyler Turner
Age: 32
Hometown: Calgary, AB
Residence: Campbell River, BC
Stance: Regular
Sponsors: High Fives Foundation, Kindred Snowboards, Long Beach Golf Course, Swatch, SMITH, Trew Gear, Save-On-Foods
 
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Rider Bio

Favourite event and why? US Open of adaptive surfing championships. It was the first competition I entered after having both my legs amputated. 
 

Place where you were born. 
Saskatoon SK

Place where you live now. 
Campbell River

Favourite places to ride. 
Revelstoke and K3 cat skiing 

Favourite Food. 
Pizza

Future job - Top 3 choices. 
Helicopter pilot, mowing grass at the golf course, commentator 

Life Goals - Top 3 goals. 

  1. Go to the Paralympics 
  2. Sail to Mexico 
  3. Sit on my front porch as an old man and shake my fist at kids

Why do you snowboard?  
Because it’s my favourite thing on earth

Favourite event and why? 
Us open of adaptive surfing championships. It was the first competition I entered after having both my legs amputated. 

Best result ever and why?  
First place at the para snowboard World Cup in Italy

Favourite item to travel with? 
Sound canceling headphones

If you didn’t do the discipline you do, which would you choose next and why? 
Ride powder all day every day! 

Best friend to ride with? 
Codysattva 

Favourite trick? 
Back three 

Favourite resort? 
Revelstoke

Best resort no one knows about? 
There’s none left

Thing you like that everyone else thinks is shit.  
Big Turk

Thing that everyone else loves and you hate. 
Coffee 

If you were not a snowboarder what would you be? 
Surfer

   

Highlights

2021/2022 Crystal Globe Winner, 2022 Para World Snowboard Cross Champion (gold in SBX and team event), 3x World Cup Gold Medallist to date (Feb 2022) 
- 1st Welcome to Paradise - Snowboard Cross - World Cup presented by Swatch & Toyota Big White, BC 2022
- 1st Welcome to Paradise - Snowboard Cross - World Cup presented by Swatch & Toyota Big White, BC 2022
- 1st Team event Para World Championships Lillehammer, NOR 2022
- 1st SBX event Para World Championships Lillehammer, NOR 2022
- 3rd Dual Banked Slalom Para World Championships Lillehammer, NOR 2022
- 1st World Para Snowboard World Cup, Colere Italy 2021
- 1st BC Provincial Snowboard Cross, Big White 2020