Discipline: 200-meter backstroke, 200-meter butterfly, 10-meter platform dive, 10-meter synchronous platform dive)
Birthplace: Redlands, Calif.
Hometown: Riverside, Calif.
High School: Riverside Polytechnic High School (Riverside, Calif.) '07
College: University of Michigan, Computer Science
- 2012 Olympic Games, gold (200-meter backstroke), 5th (200-meter butterfly)
- 2014 FINA Short Course World Championships, Doha, Qatar, gold (4x200-meter)
- 2014 Pan Pacific Games, gold (200-meter backstroke), silver (400-meter individual medley), bronze (200-meter butterfly), 5th (200-meter individual medley)
- 2013 FINA World Championships, bronze (200-meter backstroke)
- 2011 FINA World Championships, 2nd (10-meter platform)
- 2009 FINA World Championships, 2nd (10-meter platform synchronous), 6th (10-meter platform)
- 16-time national champion
Fun Facts: Tyler loves to surf ... His favorite hobby is playing World of Warcraft ... He has a West Highland Terrier named Wilbur ... His favorite television show is Family Guy and his favorite movies are A River Runs Through It, The Bourne Supremacy, and 300
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Karen Rosen Dec. 28, 2016
With 63 Olympic medals between them, see who hung up their uniforms this year.
Red, White & Trending: Nov. 4-10
Jamie MacDonald Nov. 11, 2016
Mallory Weggemann takes on the challenge of walking down the aisle, three Olympians have three different reactions to their New York City Marathon debuts (including a remarkable third-place finish), the queen of wheelchair marathon strikes again, Aly Raisman and Dexter Fowler take spins through New York, Olympians say freeze for the mannequin challenge (and FLOTUS with LeBron James), plus Bode Miller's adorable newborn, unique perspectives on Half Dome and luge, and Mikaela Shiffrin choreographs an epic lip sync sync production.
Red, White & Trending: Oct. 28-Nov. 3
Jamie MacDonald Nov. 04, 2016
Relive the real-time, nail-biting (right, Elena Delle Donne?), tension-driven key moments of Game 7 of the World Series through Team USA's eyes -- including those of Conor Dwyer, who was in attendance, and Dexter Fowler, the baseball Olympian who helped break a 108-year drought; Dara Torres adds another accolade; Alise Post finds that her rehabbing fiance can throw a punch, plus more rehabbing from significant injuries for Jonathan Horton and Amy Purdy; Tyler Clary's wild ride and wedding bells for two of Team USA's best.
Team USA Swimming And North Carolina: The Perfect Fit
June 28, 2016
The Charlotte community has rallied around SwimMac and supported its athletes all the way to the Olympics.
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June 26, 2016
See how a former college swim coach built a U.S. swimming powerhouse in an unlikely location.
5 Reasons To Watch The U.S. Olympic Team Trials For Swimming
Peggy Shinn June 23, 2016
Hundreds of swimmers, including nine individual Olympic champs, race for coveted spots on the Olympic team.
Red, White & Trending: June 10-16
Jamie MacDonald June 17, 2016
Claressa Shields' one-track mind (hint: it's gold), Team USA's soccer side plays futbol and football in Seattle, oft-maligned Phil Kessel earns his name etched forever on the Cup, Gwen Jorgensen earns a proper vacation after an epic comeback, Jordan Burroughs is getting adorable again, Allyson Felix takes her training to the OTC, Bubba Watson builds his game from the ground up, Tyler Clary rebuilds The Beast, winter Olympians chase snow days and more.
50 Social Media Accounts To Follow On The Road To Rio
June 16, 2016
Check out the accounts of these athletes, National Governing Bodies and media outlets to get yourself Rio ready!
Celebrate Flag Day With These 80 Patriotic Team USA Athletes
June 14, 2016
Team USA athletes are proud to represent the red, white and blue.
Tyler Clary: Gold-Medalist Swimmer By Day, Self-Sustaining Botanist By Night
Lisa Costantini May 09, 2016
How the Olympic swimmer got started building greenhouses, and why he loves growing his own food.