Tyler Phippen

Taekwondo

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Nickname: "Phip"
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Birthplace: Renton, Wash.
Coach: John Phillips
Dojang: Phillips TKD
High School: Tahoma H.S. (Covington, Wash.)    
Year of Graduation: 2010

Other Sports Played: football and track & field

Hobbies: sports, computer graphics and playing cards

Family: brother, Kyle Phippen, competed in the taekwondo Junior Olympics from 2001-07

Favorite Food: steak

Pre-Competition Meal: steak or pasta

Favorite Athlete: Barry Sanders

Favorite Movie: The Dark Knight

Favorite Music: rock and rap

Did You Know?: Tyler considers himself "godlike" at Guitar Hero.

Quotable Tyler Phippen: "I wouldn't have been able to get to where I am without my coaches or teammates."


MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS

2010  U-24 National Team Member (Middle)
2010 
U-24 National Team Trials (Middle): 1st

2009  Pan Am Junior Championships (Jr. Heavy): GOLD
2009  USAT Junior National Team Member (Jr. Heavy)
2009 
USAT Junior National Team Trials (Jr. Heavy): 1st
2009  USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Heavy): BRONZE
2009  U.S. Open: GOLD

2008  USAT Junior Olympics: BRONZE

2004  USAT Junior Olympics: GOLD

last updated 11/23/09