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TIGER TYSON WINS TT:R OPEN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS BOYS DIVISION
Monday 25th September 2017

Following winning silver at the TT:R Open Weifang, Antigua’s Tiger Tyson took first place in the Boys Division of the 2017 TT:R Open World Championships in Pingtan, China!


Photo: Tiger Tyson grabs first overall (Boys) in the TT:R Open World Championships. IKA / Alex Schwarz

From www.twintipracing.com:
"In the Boys’ competition the rivalry was particularly intense in five hard-fought elimination rounds staged over three days, though in the end Tiger Tyson (ANT) took the top podium spot, just edging his training partner Cameron Maramenides (USA), and Thailand’s Sarun Rupchom.

In a tense final day’s races, the trio traded the top three spots,. But it was Tyson who kept his nerve seeing Maramenides first crash as he led the penultimate finals race, and then disqualified after he crossed the line early in the last race.

“I’m really, really happy,” said Tyson, 15. “In the race where he crashed I was just behind him. We rounded the first and second marks cleanly, but he kept looking back. Then he just went flat on his face. In the last final I knew he [Maramenides] was over early, so I didn’t take any chances. By then I knew I could discard the score and couldn’t be beaten anyway.”"


Photo: IKA / Alex Schwarz

Check out some videos below featuring Tiger during the event, and stay tuned to the TwinTip:Racing Facebook page for the latest competition updates and photos.


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