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Athlete Profile: Tyler S.

By admin | In Athlete Profiles | on February 3, 2014

Today’s fantastic guest post comes from Tyler’s loving wife, Liz:

Team Intrepid – please join me in wishing the world’s best husband, Tyler Swanson, a Happy 32nd Birthday today! Tyler has such a great time competing with you all, especially his little brother Troy & best friend Daniel. It was awesome watching the Intrepid Games in September, you all work very hard at your sport and I couldn’t be prouder of my champ! Tyler’s secret sauce? He swears its BEER. Each night after his workout Tyler comes home to tell me exactly what the WOD consisted of, how many minutes he finished in, his max weight, etc. I’ll be honest, most of the time I have no idea what he is talking about – but I know he LOVES to press, clean & deadlift. His least favorite? Snatches. Sometimes I even get a demo! He always inspires me to “beastmode” in my own (less studly) workouts.

After surfing, checking the surf, watching surf contests, beastmoding & talking about beastmoding @ CrossFit Intrepid, Tyler loves to spend time with his family & 100+ friends. You’ll find Mr. Social Butterfly at El Segundo Brewing Company on Thursday nights and leading the charge on any bachelor party needing to be planned. He is my personal chef, 2nd amendment activist, TV show and movie expert, travel agent extraordinaire and the arch nemesis of our manly 5lb Chihuahua, Pancho. Life with Tyler is GOOD, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Thank you Team Intrepid, for fueling his competitive fire and helping him get stronger, better & faster in his ripe old age!

Happy Birthday to my studly husband! Troy & I are excited to celebrate tonight with big ol’ steaks, chocolate soufflé and 1 or 2 “frosty beverages.” I love you!


A huge congratulations to Portia, who gave birth to Jessica Joy last Thursday. Baby and mama are doing well! And congrats to Johanna who is now a big sister!

WOD 02.04.13

Snatch 3×3

Partner WOD:
Buy in with 50 Total Bench Press (155/95)
4 Rounds each of:
A. Run 240m
1 Rope Climb
10 Ball Slams

Partners take turns completing a total of 50 bench presses. When all 50 reps are completed, one partner runs while the other completes as many rounds as possible of part B. When the runner returns, he picks up where the other left off. Post total rounds of Part B and total time. Each person will run the 240m 4 times.

10 Comments to "Athlete Profile: Tyler S."

  • Kathy says:

    February 4, 2014 at 8:05 AM -

    Great post!! Have a wonderful birthday, Tyler. Your time/rounds/weights are checked by the boys in varsity class every day.

  • tami says:

    February 4, 2014 at 8:53 AM -

    Happy Birthday Tyler!!! Nice post:)!

  • Katie M says:

    February 4, 2014 at 11:40 AM -

    Happy Birthday Tyler! And CONGRATS Portia; she’s beautiful!

  • Jake says:

    February 4, 2014 at 12:42 PM -

    Happy Birthday Tyler! Have a great bday.

    Congrats Portia!

  • troy says:

    February 4, 2014 at 1:13 PM -

    Happy birthday bro. I am not going to roast you because i call you on your bull shit daily. super proud to be your brother. love you. Lets wod shop this afternoon and go for a surf.


  • Michelle says:

    February 4, 2014 at 3:51 PM -

    Happy birthday Tyler!! You should totally wod shop today and go for a surf:)

    And congrats Portia. She’s adorable!

  • Nathania says:

    February 4, 2014 at 8:21 PM -

    Happy birthday Tyler!!

  • Tina says:

    February 4, 2014 at 8:37 PM -

    Happy Birthday Tyler and Congratulations Portia she’s a cutie! Two birthdays to celebrate today!

  • Date Night says:

    February 5, 2014 at 4:08 PM -

    Happy belated bday Tyler. Always good to see you at CFI. With my girls out of town next week, I may need to stop by ES Brew Co on Thursday?!

  • Date Night says:

    February 5, 2014 at 4:09 PM -

    Congrats Portia – beautiful baby girl!

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