Michael was the first athlete with intellectual disability to make the US Paralympic Team after the re-inclusion vote in 2010. He competed for Team USA in the 1500m at the London 2012 Paralympics and has trained at the US Paralympic Training Center.

A member of the both the Athletes Without Limits US Team and US Paralympic Team since 2011, Michael has competed many high level Paralympic and Inas events including:

  • 2015 US Paralympics National Track & Field Championships (US Paralympic Team Member)
  • 2015 Parapan Am Games in Toronto Canada (US Paralympic Team Member)
  • 2015 IPC World Championships in Qatar Doha (US Paralympic Team Member)
  • 2012 London Paralympics (US Paralympic Team USA Member)
  • 2011 IPC World Championships in New Zealand (US Paralympic Team Member)
  • 2011 Inas Global Games Italy (Athletes Without Limits US Team Member)

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