|Birth Day:||July 16, 1994|
|Birth Place:||Amherst, United States|
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He participated in several sports besides in high school, but chose to give them up in favor of diving.
At the 2011 US National Championships, Hixon captured the senior men 1-meter springboard title at the UCLA's Spieker Aquatics Center in Los Angeles. He also won silver in the 3m synchro with Darian Schmidt at the 2013 AT&T National Diving Championships, and won the 1-meter springboard at the 2016 USA Diving Winter National Championship.
Hixon was born in Amherst, Massachusetts to Mandy and David Hixon. He has an elder brother Matthew. He studied at Amherst Regional High School. In 2013, he enrolled at the University of Texas in Austin, but moved after a year to Indiana University in Bloomington.
Hixon also won NCAA SWimming and Diving Championships titles on both the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard events in 2014.
In the 2015 World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia, Hixon won bronze in the men's 1-meter dive.
Hixon qualified for and represented the United States in both the 3 metre synchronized and men's individual 3 metre springboard events at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. He teamed up with Sam Dorman on the 3 metre synchro only after team changes in March 2016, but won the U.S. trials in their first competition together in June 2016.
Michael's mother Mandy was a diving coach at the University of Massachusetts and introduced him to the sport. Michael has an older brother named Matthew and his father's name is David.
Currently, Michael Hixon is 28 years, 6 months and 12 days old. Michael Hixon will celebrate 29th birthday on a Sunday 16th of July 2023. Below we countdown to Michael Hixon upcoming birthday.
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