Tyler Cravens is a college student from Huntington West VA
Tyler first competed in Philadelphia in American Ninja Warrior 8 in qualifying he was one of 9 athletes that defeated Rolling Thunder and he finished the course with the 8th fastest time. His run in the city finals was digested but it was shown that he failed the Wall Drop, not making it to the national finals.
Tyler returned to compete in Cleveland in American Ninja Warrior 9, his run in qualifying was cut, but he finished the course, placing 13th. In the city finals, his run was digested but it was shown that he failed the Nail Clipper, Tyler did place 12th and he advanced to the national finals. His run on Stage 1 was cut but it was revealed that he failed the very first obstacle, Snake Run.