"Having a disability only means you need to work harder"
Half Marathon 1 hr 36 min
Full Marathon 3hr 37 min
2016 Paralympic Junior Nationals
2016 SOWI State Championships
2016 Paralympic Desert Challenge
2015 Paralympic Nationals
2015 SOWI State Championships
2014 SOWI State Championships
Tyler was born with several developmental disabilities including Autism, Hypotonia (low muscle tone), Verbal Apraxia and Intellectual disabilities. Slow to reach most childhood and adolescent milestones, Tyler always had a keen interest in sports and running. Tyler slowly overcame many of his physical challenges to participate in numerous sports with Special Olympics. After many successful years running in Special Olympics Track and multiple open community distance events, he has recently been selected to the Team USA Paralympic Emerging Athletes team.