Mike Wanczyk

a.k.a. "Samurai Mike"
Playing Paintball Since:

Player History:
Played for the first time on Memorial Day of 1997 and bought a Spyder semi-auto about 3 months later. Met up with the Dynamite Bush Apes in August of '97 at the West World indoor field in Phoenix.
First tournament experience was in a 2-man tournament held in Tucson, AZ. Took third place with Ron "Captain Ape".
Over the course of three years has kept a record of each "day" of paintball played. (As of April 2003, Mike has played 130 days of paintball!---28 of which were tournaments).

Competition History:

2005- Semi-retired

November 25th - Cal Jam; Corona, CA
April 30-May 4th - 10-man NPPL; Las Vegas, NV
Oct 18-26th - 10-man NPPL World Cup; Orlando, FL

Jan 6th - 5-man PAN AM-affiliate; Maricopa, AZ
Feb 22-24th - 5-man PAN AM-major; Maricopa, AZ

Mar. 18th - 4-man "Sudden Impact"; Tucson, AZ
Oct. 25-29th - 5-man NPPL World Cup; Orlando, FL

May 7th - 1-man "Top Gun"; Corona, CA
July 16th - 5-man "Tropical Illusion"; Corona, CA
Oct 28th - 1-man "Wild West"; Chandler, AZ
Dec 10th - 3-man "Breakout"; Maricopa, AZ

Mar. 26-28th - 5-man GWS Major; Las Vegas, NV
Apr. 18th - 5-man GWS-affiliate; Marana, AZ
May 28-30th - 5-man GWS Major; San Diego, CA
July 30-Aug. 1st - 5-man GWS Major; Portland, OR
Sept 24-26th - 5-man GWS Major; Fresno, CA
Oct. 24th - 5-man GWS-affiliate; Marana, AZ
Nov. 19-21st - 5-man GWS Major; Turtle Bay, HI

Feb. 15th - 2-man; Marana, AZ
Mar. 8th - 3-man; Cowtown (Phx), AZ
Apr. 5th - 5-man; Corona, CA
Apr. 17th - 10-man GWS Major; Las Vegas, NV
Apr. 18-19th
- 5-man GWS Major; Las Vegas, NV
Apr. 26th - 2-man; Tucson, AZ
May 9th - 3-man; Cowtown (Phx), AZ
Oct. 18th - 5-man GWS-affiliate; Cowtown (Phx), AZ
Nov. 20-22nd
- 5-man GWS Major; San Diego, CA
Dec. 6th - 2-man Tournament; Marana, AZ

Oct. 26th - 2-man; Marana, AZ



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Email: samuraimike@hotmail.com