Super Speed

Jerry Miculek – The Fastest Shooter of all Time

Last Updated on October 2, 2020 by Darshan Modi

Jerry Miculek
Jerry Miculek


Jerry Miculek possesses a speed superpower; he is a professional speed and competition shooter.


Jerry Miculek was born on 7th September 1954 in Freeport, Texas.

Early Life

Three days after being born, Jerry’s family moved to southern Louisiana where he lived for the rest 37 years of his life.
Despite being the third born of five boys, he was named after his father since they shared birthdays.
Growing up, Jerry did not take interest in traditional sports, he instead had a passion for shooting and hunting from an early age. He spent most of his free time shooting at a local dump together with his younger brother, Donnie Miculek.
Jerry worked as a millwright at Freeport Chemical for fifteen years before he became a professional shooter in 1989.
At 37, he met his future wife Kay Clark, an accomplished shooter holding numerous national and world records, daughter to the world-famous gunsmith, Jim Clark, a competitive shooter since age six.
At 39, Jerry helped deliver his daughter Lena Rosalie Miculek, after the midwife arrived 5 minutes too late on March 22, 1995. At the 2014 Trijicon World shooting championship, she was crowned the best all round female shooter in the world. She grew up to become a successful shooter and a world champion just like her father.

About Jerry Miculek

Jerry is a complete handyman, gunsmith, mechanic, pipe fitter, certified welder and mechanist.
He is renowned as the fastest and best all round shooter in the world, emptying a five-shot revolver in 0.5 seconds in a group the size of a playing card.
Currently, Jerry Miculek holds a lot of records including officially sanctioned world records; revolver shooting and the unsanctioned records; firearms ranging from rapid firing pistols to rifles (Barret M107 50 BMG).
In addition, Miculek is an experienced gunsmith who tunes and adjusts his own firearms and for optimum function.
He has YouTube channel, one of the top firearms channels on YouTube and on top of that, he now has a reality show of his own; the ‘Shootout Lane’ on the Outdoor Channel.
Jerry Miculek is endorsed by Smith & Wesson, who created the S&W Model 625JM in his honor. Miculek himself took part in designing the released Miculek series Smith & Wesson model 929 9mm revolver.
He also has a signature series Mossberg 930 short gun and a rifle compensator designed by him.
Jerry Miculek estimates that in his whole lifetime, he has shot over 2 million rounds of ammunition, which is equivalent to approximately 30 tons of lead.

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Genetic Or Learned

Jerry developed an interest in shooting at a very young age.
This goes to prove that Jerry’s ability is not genetic and is learned.

World Records

1997, 2007 and 2011 American Handgunner World Shoot-off Champion.
Two times overall IPSC Revolver World Champion 2002 and 2005 and two time senior IPSC Revolver World Champion 2005 and 2011.
Ten time IDPA Enhanced Service Revolver Champion.
Eight time USPSA National Revolver Champion.
Twenty one time International Revolver Champion.
Three times Masters International Long Gun Champion.

Names Known By

The Fastest Shooter of all Time.

Official Website


Featured In

Outdoor Channel – Shootout Lane

Books Published

The Gun Digest Book of the AR-15 – Volume 3
Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson