SMITH Tyrone < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Bermuda   
Gender Men
Born 07 Aug 1984 in Paget, BER
Height1.83 m
Weight 70 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Houston, TX, USA
Occupation Athlete, Marketing
Languages English, Russian
Higher education History - Missouri University of Science and Technology: Rolla, MO, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up athletics in fourth grade of school.
Why this sport? "Ever since I was little I've been jumping on, over, and off of things so it was only natural that I took up the long jump."
Name of coach Bryan Schiding [personal], USA
Training Regime He trains six days per week.
International Debut
Year 2007
Competing for Bermuda
Tournament Pan American Games
Location Rio de Janeiro, BRA
General Interest
Injuries In 2014 she suffered a series of hamstring strains. (minerathletics.com, 12 Jul 2016)

He was troubled by knee injuries in 2012 and 2013. (royalgazette.com, 21 Apr 2014; rg.bm, 08 May 2013; discover.mst.edu, 11 Jul 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "I jump far, drive fast, and live life my way." (Twitter profile, 24 Jul 2016)
Awards and honours In 2014 he was inducted into the Great Lakes Valley Conference [GLVC] Hall of Fame in United States of America. (minerathletics.com, 21 May 2014)

He was named Male Athlete of the Year in Bermuda in 2010, 2011 and 2012. (royalgazette.com, 17 Mar 2013)

He was named 2006 GLVC Male Athlete of the Year in United States of America. (minerathletics.com, 12 Jul 2016)
Other information MOVING TO UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
He was born in Bermuda but at age five moved with his family to United States of America. (jumptyronejump.com, Jul 2011)