Tayler was the U23 World Triathlon Champion having taken out the title at the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final on the Gold Coast. He has also won a Commonwealth Games Bronze medal as part of the Mixed Team Relay in 2018 on the Gold Coast. And cemented his Mixed Team Relay pedigree with a gold at the U23 World Championship Mixed Team Relay in Lausanne in 2019. Tayler is originally from Gisborne but currently resides in Cambridge with the High Performance Team. Tayler is also doing his Business Degree via Massey University.