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A Poker Life: Tim West

A Poker Life: Tim West

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: May 24, 2011


Sometimes you need to hit rock bottom before you can truly turn your life around. That was the case with Tim West, who sprinted out of the gates into his career as a tournament pro, only to see his game and even worse, his health, completely crumble around him. Determined to get back to the top, the northern California native made a life changing decision to get his mind, body and game back on track. With a new, slimmed down look and two huge live tournament scores in the last month, the alteration has already had a positive impact on his life. This is his story. A Fast Start West was born on September 26, 1985 in San Francisco, California. His only sibling, Tom, is two years older, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the pair. At ten years old, West and his family moved to Los Altos, ...

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