Michael represented ParalympcisGB at the Tokyo 2020 Games and won a European silver medal the same year.
He started paratriathlon in 2017 as part of the Tri4Tokyo initiative and won the British Championship in his debut season. That win was followed it up with a seventh-place finish at Besancon ITU Paratriathlon World Cup. 2018 saw him retain the British title and at the end of the year he was on the podium at Funchal Paratriathlon World Cup as he finished third. He followed that up with a silver medal at the British Championships at the start of the next season and wouldn’t return to the podium until the end if the year when he secured a silver medal at Alanya ITU Paratriathlon World Cup.
At the start of the 2021 season Michael finished second at both AJ Bell 2021 World Triathlon Para Series Leeds Presented by Volvo and WTPS Yokohama before coming eighth at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. That same year he won a silver medal at the European Championships in Valencia.
He was fifth at the first stand alone British Para Series race in Swansea in 2022 before he returned to the podium in 2023 in Besancon. The 2023 season for Michael ended at World Triathlon Para Series Swansea where he finished ninth.