Taylor grew up in Eugene and Bend, Oregon. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon in Human Physiology in 2007, and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (San Diego, CA) in 2009. Taylor has a strong manual therapy background with special interest in treating the spine and lower extremities, gait analysis, bike fitting, and weightlifting.
Taylor spent many years bike racing in all cycling disciplines, with an emphasis on ultra endurance mountain bike racing and cyclocross. Other interests include skiing, weightlifting and running. When not exercising he tries to keep up with his two children Odin and Skadi.