Lyon is 1/2 NZ 1/2 American and has grown up on Maui. He is an accomplished skate boarder, avid surfer and a great snowboarder. While he has snowboarded off and on since he was 6 yrs old, 2012 was really his launching point.
He has 2 full seasons behind him now with some good results:
NZ Jr National Champion 2012 slope, pipe and boardercross
2nd in USSA Nationals halfpipe 2013
1st Rocky Mtn Series overall 2013
2nd Jr World Championships halfpipe 2014
4th Jr World Championships slope 2014