Aussie Sharks

Tyler Martin

Tyler Martin

Personal Details

Given name: Tyler

Family name: Martin

Date of birth: 28/06/90

City of birth: Toronto, Canada

Height: 196cm

Weight: 98kg

Home town and State: Drummoyne, NSW

Club/team: Drummoyne Devils

National League team: Drummoyne Devils

International debut: 2010

Playing position: Centre back

Handedness: Right

Preferred cap number: 8

Twitter: @tylerkmartin


Major achievements:

  • Olympic Games: n/a
  • FINA World Championships: 8th, Barcelona, Spain, 2013
  • FINA World League: n/a
  • Other Competitions: 1st, Danube Cup, Bratislava, Slovakia, 2013; 2nd, Volvo Cup, Miskolc, Hungary, 2011; 3rd, Italian Cup, Camogli, Italy, 2011

General Information

Occupation: Student/Athlete

Uni Course: Bachelor of Commerce-Marketing

Institution: Macquarie University, NSW

Marital status: Single

Age when began competing in your sport: 12

Where did you begin competing: Drummoyne, NSW

Most memorable sporting achievement: Beating Germany in Volvo Cup with a very young Aussie team and playing at the 2013 FINA World Championships

Which person do you most look up to in your sporting career and why: Ex Serbian captain and centre back Vladimir Vujasinovic. He is one of the best and toughest players for his entire career and even to this day is playing at the highest level

I dream of: Playing and achieving a medal at one or more Olympics, playing professionally overseas and having success in the European league with my club team, winning the National League with Drummoyne and having a successful career in sports marketing

What is your proudest sporting moment: Getting named in the National Water Polo League All Star team when I was 19, finishing second in the Volvo Cup in 2011 with a young team and playing for Australia at the 2013 FINA World Championships


Favourites

Drink: Vanilla milkshake

Food: Roast lamb

Movies: The Usual Suspects, 21 and anything with Denzel Washington

Songs: Bit of everything

Sporting team: Wests Tigers NRL team

Place to travel for water polo: Budapest, Hungary

Place to travel for pleasure: Anywhere with a beach


Choices

Beach / Movie: Beach

Pizza / Salad: Salad

Rap / Rock: Rock

Summer / Winter: Summer

Drive / Be driven: Drive

Talk / Listen: Talk

Shorts / Jeans: Jeans