Todd Kyser was born in Tyler, Texas on October 10, 1972. Soon after, Todd's family moved to a home on Lake Tyler where Todd spent most of his youth participating in water sports. He acquired his first hydrofoil in August of 1993 after he and his dad saw Mike Murphy on the Discovery Channel. Todd has spent the last 16 years enjoying and teaching the sport of hydrofoiling with others on lakes all over the world. He now calls Lake Lavon in Lavon, Texas his home with his wife, Robin and his son, Coleman.