Published Work

The following articles and photos are a collection of Tyler’s work that has been published online.


The Jet Luge: Meet Bob Swartz

The Jet Luge: a modern marvel that married Bob Swartz's engineering expertise and passion for gravity sports. Tyler Topping visited Bob in Southern Maryland last July to find out more about the Jet Luge and how it came to be.

How a Canadian Longboarding Kingpin Started the 'Church of Skatan'

Image courtesy VICELAND's 'Post Radical' This article originally appeared on VICE Canada . In his decades-long history bombing down hills on a longboard, Bricin Lyons has had more than his share of injuries.

17th Annual Attack Of Danger Bay Event Recap

Attack of Danger Bay has a long, well-documented history in downhill skateboarding, in fact, it is the longest continuously running downhill skateboard race in the world with the first race being in 2001. It has been the birthing ground of many great modern downhill legends - Kevin Reimer, Scott Smith and Mischo Erban, to name a few.

Giant's Head Freeride 2018 - Photo Dump 1

People from all over the world gathered in beautiful Summerland, British Columbia for the tenth annual Giant's Head Freeride! Many runs were had on this scenic road and the stoke was flowing. I was stoked to make it out to the event for my first time to take photos!

Giant's Head Freeride 2018 - Photo Dump 2

The second batch of Giant's Head photos are in! This collection has shots from the final day of the freeride, including the race that went down. Congrats to Matt King on taking home the win and Byron for winning event MVP! Please feel free to use these photos for personal use with photo credit going to @ty_top!