(Noun: a Mikhail or the Mikhail) Someone who, rather than lying on a lawn chair, would dig a hole in the ground, jump in it, burry himself, dig himself back out and use the pile of earth to build a life-sized sculpture of himself.
Why did Tom show up to the party with wet clothes? He pulled a Mikhail and swam here from up-upriver.
(Verb) To subscribe to and practice the geometry that the best distance between two points is the most exciting.
He Mikhailed into the room. (Instead of entering through the open door, he scaled the side of the house, allyooped over the roof, tumbled into the lawn and front-flipped through the window.)