Max Michel Wins World Speed Shooting Championships

Max Michel, World Speed Shooting Champion

PROVO, Utah – Action Target Inc., the leading manufacturer of modern shooting ranges, congratulates Max Michel on winning the championship title and “Steel Master” of the World Speed Shooting Championship (WSSC) Steel Challenge on August 25-27 in San Luis Obispo, California.

"I am blessed and honored to be here," said Max. "I was happy to bring home a win for my newest sponsor Action Target as well as my other sponsors and supporters."

Max Michel is the only shooter to hold seven WSSC titles, having won the last four consecutive years. At this year’s competition, Max set a new world record with an overall score of 74.84, which included a new world record on the final stage (Outer Limits) of the match to secure the win. Max now owns the overall course world record and seven (of eight) stage world records.

"We had a great time watching Max set a new world record this year. It is an honor to have Max representing our brand in such an impressive way. Max’s dominating performance portrays the excellence that is valued by Action Target in everything we do," said Kevin Tomaszewski, Action Target’s Vice President of Marketing and Engineering.

The WSSC Steel Challenge is comprised of eight shooting stages, each hosting five targets. Participants compete to hit all five targets in the fastest time. Each competitor utilizes three different firearms to shoot in three divisions of fire.

Max Michel will compete next at the Area 4 Championship in Rosenberg, Texas on September 8 – 10, followed by the IPSC Nationals in Frostproof, Florida on September 16 – 18.

About Action Target

Action Target Inc. is a privately owned business headquartered in Provo, Utah. The US market leader for shooting range technology, Action Target’s key markets include commercial, law enforcement and military. With over 4,000 products and 47 patents for the systems it designs and manufactures, Action Target differentiates itself from its competitors with its unique start-to-finish approach from engineering and manufacturing to range design and installation. Action Target also designs ventilation systems and conducts firearms training for law enforcement and various military divisions. For more information, visit