Woolrich Elite’s Max Michel, Jr., Shows Strong at U.S. Steel Nationals


Woolrich, PA –-(Ammoland.com)- Team Woolrich shooter Max Michel, Jr., reminded the world speed shooting community that when it comes to shooting steel, few are better at it.

With a third-place finish at the United States National Steel Championships this weekend, Michel posted a blistering time of 81.84 seconds, just .76 of a second off the leader.

“Steel Challenge shooting comes down to the narrowest of margins,” Michel said. “You have to be near perfect in every facet of shooting or you lose valuable time on the clock. A few hundredths of a second can mean the difference between winning and losing.”

To put this time into perspective, Michel drew his pistol 39 times and hit 195 targets in that span.

In the Rimfire Class, Michel scored a second-place finish in his first-ever run in the .22LR event. With a total time of 65.14 seconds, Michel was just .52 of a second off the leader.

Next up for Michel is the USPSA Area 6 Championship in Frostproof, Fla. in mid-April.

Michel is part of a rock-solid shooting team, including USPSA, Precision Rifle, 3-Gun and International Defensive Pistol Association experts. In addition to representing the brand, these shooters put Woolrich Elite gear through punishing tests of fit, comfort and durability.

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About Max Michel, Jr.
By anyone's account, Max Michel, Jr. is one of the best shooters in the world. With three World Speed Shooting Championships (2009, 2007 and 2005), six USPSA National Championships (2011, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005 and 2004), three US Steel National Championships (2011, 2009, and 2008), 37 USPSA Area Championships, and nearly 100 Major Championship wins, Max Michel has become a dominant force in the pistol shooting sports. Michel also owns multiple World Speed Shooting records as well as the only Action Shooter to win all USPSA Area Championships in the same season (2010). As an international competitor, Michel has represented the United States in the last five International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) World Shoots and returned home each time with team gold medals.

Become a fan of Max Michel on Facebook at www.facebook.com/maxmichel.us or visit him on the Web at www.maxmichel.com.

About Woolrich Elite
Established in 1830, Woolrich® is the authentic American brand that embraces the outdoor lifestyle. Trusted by generations of loyal consumers, Woolrich—The Original Outdoor Clothing Company—continues a tradition of quality and value. A brand known worldwide, Woolrich products include functional, comfortable and durable men’s and women’s sportswear, outerwear, and accessories. The Woolrich Elite Series line was developed by working closely with military, law enforcement and private security communities. Their input, combined with Woolrich’s apparel expertise, led to the creation of clothing that performs under demanding and specialized needs. For more, please visit www.woolrichelite.com.

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