Known by the nickname Big Boy, he is a BMX rider who is heavily featured on the YouTube channel of professional BMX rider and X Games medalist Scotty Cranmer.
Born in Canada, he would move to New Jersey in 2003.
He played lacrosse in high school.
His father Thomas Whistance is a wood carver and artist. He has a brother named Scott.
Scotty's brother Matty Cranmer is also featured on Scotty's YouTube channel like Alex.