Professional Surfer - Ph.D Scientist
Ty Roach holds multiple East Coast and National Longboard titles. He was the 6th best wrestler in the U.S. coming out of high school earning a scholarship to wrestle for North Carolina State University where he became the university’s valedictorian. After graduating from N.C. State, he chased pro longboarding for years, but after a surfing injury, he decided to pursue his Ph.D. at San Diego State University where he helped lead the university’s surf team to a national title. Today, Dr. Roach continues to compete in some WSL longboard events and is an active researcher in the areas of marine biology and biophysics.