Pro Shooter Max Michel Wins Third US National Steel Championship & Sets New Record
Essex Junction, VT –-(Ammoland.com)- Max Michel, champion shooter for Revision, clinched his third win in five years at the US Steel National's and set a new record, breaking the one he set last year.
Michel beat his previous record of 78.02 seconds by completing the 2011 course of fire in a blistering 75.68 seconds.
Michel drew his gun from his holster 31 times and successfully engaged 155 targets ranging from 7 to 35 yards without missing a beat. KC Eusebio, who won the match in 2010, came in second with 78.00 seconds.
The 2011 match was held at the Titusville Rifle & Pistol Club in Titusville, FL, March 25-27.
“Not only am I very excited about winning my third US Steel National Championship in the last five years, but I’m also very happy about breaking the record I set here last year,” commented Michel. “I would like to thank my family, friends and sponsors for giving me the opportunity to do what I do on the range. I wouldn’t be where I am today without each and every one of them.”
Michel will next be competing in the 2011 USPSA Area 6 Championshipheld at the Universal Shooting Academy in Frostproof, FL, April 14-16, 2011.
ABOUT MAX MICHEL
In 2010, world champion shooter Max Michel joined forces with Revision in a partnership founded on mutual performance excellence. At age 29 Max Michel is a legend in the world of competitive shooting. A three-time World Speed Shooting Champion, five-time USPSANational Champion, three-time US National Steel Champion and 2010 US IPSC National Champion, Max is a dominant force in the pistol shooting sports. Born and raised in New Orleans, Max joined the famed U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit(USAMU) Action Pistol Team in 1999 where he served for 10 years as an Army shooter and trainer. Today, Max is recognized worldwide as a top tier athlete in the practical shooting sports and Revision is proud to be Max’s eyepro brand of choice – both on and off the range.
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World champion shooter Max Michel wears the Revision Sawfly Eyewear System in competition and in training.