For the past 14 years, 26-year-old Michael has been a swimmer on Special Olympics teams. 2019 will be Michael’s fourth World Games, having attended the 2015 World Games in L.A., the 2011 World Games in Athens and the 2007 World Games in Shanghai. Both of Michael’s parents are volunteers at swim meets. Michael is excited to see a new country and meet new friends. His hobbies include cross-country skiing, online surfing and hanging out with friends.