Tyson Poor

Freestyle Wave 78 • Freestyle 100

BornBiloxi, Mississippi, Jan. 17, 1983
Sail No.US 22
Weight175 lbs
Size
Marital Statusstill looking
Education2000 CSU Chico, 2 years
Windsurfing since1995
PWA Tour since2000
JP since2003
Website

Q&A

HOBBIES

playing lacrosse, long boarding, surfing, soccer

BEST DAY POSSIBLE

Early Rio session / BBQ for lunch / Late Berkeley session / Dinner / Party Night.

BEST 'VACATION'

I went on a trip with my family to Belize where we sailed a 40′ catamaran for 10 days. It was amazing. Now worries for ten days on a boat in tropical weather.

FAVOURITE MUSIC

I like just about all music. Not such a big fan of country or punk rock but everything else is chill.

FAVOURITE SPOT(S)

San Francisco Bay, Bonaire, Chico

PREFERED JP BIG BOARD(S)

Freestyle 100

PREFERED JP SMALL BOARD(S)

Freestyle Wave 78

PERSONAL 'MADNESS'&OBSESSIONS

I’m obsessed with windsurfing, having a good time and girls.

INSPIRED BY

Most of the big name pros who were making it look good back then and are still making it look good now. Josh Stone, Naish, the Pritchard brothers, etc.

SPORT TARGETS

PWA Freestyle World Champion.

THE FUTURE

To be able to do what I love for the rest of my life.

SPONSOR

JP-Australia, Neil Pryde

Anything else that you want the people to know about you

I just like to have fun. I believe that is what life is all about. If you are not having fun and putting 100% into the things you do, then what is the use in doing them. You gotta live life one day at a time. If you think about the future or the past too much, you lose sight of what is right in front of you. Also, know that your family and friends will always be there for you no matter what.

Career

2004
  • Gorge Games - 3rd
  • King of the Bay - 1st
2003
  • PWA King of the Caribbean - 17th
  • King of the Bay - 1st
2002
  • King of the Bay - 2nd
  • Gorge Games - 6th
2001
  • Toucan Open Techno Series - 2nd, 5th in the fleet (first race ever)