Michael has been involved in the lifestyle sports industry both personally and professionally for over 20 years. An Ironman Triathlon Finisher, Michael has competed in numerous endurance events, including triathlons, mountain bike races and adventure races. A graduate of Drexel University in Philadelphia, he started his career in Operations and Production Management in the Offshore Oil and Recording industries. Michael started MESP, Inc. after producing the first Malibu Triathlon as a hobby. He also enjoys hobbies such as swimming, cycling, scuba diving, hiking and riding dirt bikes with his son.