Kyle was an all-conference distance runner on the College of William and Mary's nationally ranked cross country team before beginning his triathlon career. Kyle began his triathlon career with a bang in 2009, finishing first and second in two local events, and winning his age group at Ironman 70.3 Augusta by 15 minutes. Kyle made the leap to professional triathlete in 2010, his second year in the sport. His rookie pro season was highlighted by two top-10 finishes in the Ironman 70.3 series, and a debut at the Ironman distance in Lake Placid, where he finished 13th in the pro field. Kyle is a feature columnist for BeginnerTriathlete.com, one of the internet's most popular triathlon websites. Kyle holds a Bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary and a Master's degree from the University of Virginia in exercise physiology. In addition, Kyle has participated in research in the field of nutrition and exercise performance.