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Tyson Peterson, the Floridian wild child who turned pro for Element last July, is officially pro for Baker. The announcement was made this afternoon via Baker Skateboards’ Instagram. We can confidently say that this isn’t some sort of April Fool’s joke (because it’s April 2).
Peterson appeared in our inaugural Next New Wave series back in 2017, and here’s what we said about him: “He makes the occasional dead space between tricks just as compelling as the trick; he’s either an exceptional showman or he’s got something intangible, or both. Whatever the case, this Next New Waver is riding his own wave.” Rewatch his Next New Wave part here: