Name: Tyler Smith
Sport: Canoe Kayak
Discipline(s): Canoe Slalom
Height: 5'10"
DOB: 4/11/1999
Birthplace: Huntersville, N.C.
Hometown: Huntersville, N.C.
Coach(es): Rafal Smolen
World Championship Experience
  • 2016 ICF Canoe Slalom Junior & U23 World Championships: 26th in C1 Jr and 43rd in K1 Jr
  • 2015 World Championships: 31st in C2 with Tad Dennis
  • 2015 ICF Canoe Slalom Junior & U23 World Championships: 29th in K1 Jr and 19th in C1 Jr
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 U.S. Junior Team Trials: 1st in K1 and C1
  • 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Canoe/Kayak Team Trials Event 1: 4th in K1 and 4th in C1
  • 2015 World Cup 3: 29th in C2 with Tad Dennis
  • 2015 World Cup 2: 29th in C2 with Tad Dennis
  • 2015 World Cup 1: 29th in C2 with Tad Dennis
  • 3rd Place Overall (C1) 2013 U.S. Open in Bryson City, N.C.
  • 2nd Place (C1) 2013 European Junior Cup in Solkan, Slovenia
  • Youngest (K1) athlete to compete in the U.S. Slalom Olympic Team Trials.
  • Qualified for the U.S Junior National Team (C1) in 2013 but was too young.
  • 2nd Place (C1) Overall 2013 European Junior Cups
Personal: Hobbies: Kayaking, reading, Boy Scouts of America