Mikhail Markine

Born: December 1985
Birth place: Moscow Russia
Jumps: 5,800+
Container: Javelin Odyssey
Reserve: Performance Designs Optimum 106, 113
Main: Performance Designs Valkyrie 79
AAD: Vigil Xtreme
Jumpsuit: Tony Suit Pit Special
Altimeter: Larsen and Brusgaard Optima (audible), Viso (visual)
Helmet: Cookie Composites G3
Home Dropzone: Skydive Arizona
Reserve Rides: 6
Where and when did you start skydiving? Parachute School of Toronto in 2006.

Joined Airspeed in: 2016

Hobbies: Reading, Travel

What was your path to Airspeed: 2009 BAM, 2010 Perris Quattro, 2012 Vibe, 2013-2015 SDC Rhythm XP

Most memorable medal: US Nationals 2016 with Airspeed

What made you start competing? My friends and I wanted to continue improving beyond regular organized skydives, so we started a team. Little did I know.

Highest average in competition: 26.5

Countries visited for Skydiving: Canada, UAE, UK, USA

Plans for the future: Win.

Competition results:

2012 US Nationals 4-way FS Advanced Gold

2013 Paraclete XP Indoor Championships 4-way FS Open Bronze

2013 US Nationals 4-way FS Open Silver

2013 Dubai International Parachuting Championships 4-way FS Open Bronze (Team USA)

2014 US Nationals 4-way FS Open Silver

2014 Dubai International Parachuting Championships 4-way FS Open Bronze (Team USA)

2014 Paraclete XP Indoor Championships 4-way FS Open Silver

2014 Paraclete XP Outdoor Championships 4-way FS Open Silver

2015 Bodyflight Bedford World Challenge 4-way FS Open Silver

2015 US Nationals 4-way FS Open Silver

2015 US Nationals 16-way FS Open Gold (Arizona Airspeed)

2016 Shamrock Showdown 4-way FS Open Gold (Arizona Airspeed)

2016 US Nationals 4-way FS Open Gold (Arizona Airspeed)

2016 US Nationals 8-way, 10-way, 16-way FS Open Silver (Arizona Airspeed)