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Funny how it goes, just when you think nothing unusual could happen, it does! It was late August of 2014, when World Champion Stone Skipper Russ “Rock-Bottom” Byers was setting up his video camera on the banks of the Allegheny river, in preparation for filming a demonstration with another up-and-coming professional Skipper. To get the best angle and check the field of view Russ asked his friend Max...

Kickstarter Documentary on Stoneskipping – H...

The zen art of stone skipping meets the competitive nature of mankind in this feature-length documentary. Set in the world of professional stone skipping, this film will examine the competitive nature of mankind. World Records will be tested, rivalries will fester, and a sport will rise from the ashes of obscurity. The idea was born on Memorial Day 2014 outside Austin, TX.  Directors Ryan Seitz and Daniel Skaggs were...

17th Annual PA Stone Skipping Saturday August 23

The PA Rock in River Festival is just a week away. Held at the Beautiful Riverfront Park overlooking the confluence of French Creek and the beautiful Allegheny River.  Compete yourself or enjoy watching the amateurs and pros. Where: Riverfront Park, Franklin, Pennsylvania (directions) When: Saturday August 23 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm What: “How good a chukker are you?”  Competitors of all ages and abilities get...

‘The Road to Victory’ – Notes fr...

Justin “Bugsy” Rocker is not new to stone skipping and back in 2008 wrote an article on 13 Tips to Becoming a Better Stone Skipper. His first MISS&GC tournament was in 2013 and he trained hard to compete in the 2014  competition.  To learn more about Justin and his road to success check is blog post...

July 4th 2014 – Official Results

The 46th Annual tournament was a rip skipping success. The event raised $452  for the Island Medical center with over a 130 competitors.  Conditions could not have been better with blue skies and 70 degree temperatures. Few skippers dared to join the water judge out in the refreshingly cool Lake Huron, although everyone soaked up the joy of skipping stones while on summer vacation. All around competition was fierce the 12...

“the Masters of Stone Skipping” less t...

Hard to believe the MISS&GC, the Oldest College of Stone Skipping Jurisprudence, will be hosting our 46th annual stone skipping tournament. What:  Stone skipping tournament open to everyone in attendance on Mackinac Island. There are 4 divisions : Pebbles Division – 12 and under Open Division – 13 and up* Top 3 open divisions participants will have a skip off to see who will be invited to the pros this...

46th Annual Stone skipping contest only 1 month fr...

The 46th Annual MISS&GC stone skipping competition is nearly upon us. Invitations are going out to the professional bracket and kids and parents are loosening up their arms in preparation for the annual event. As always we will have 3 brackets this year along with ‘kerplunking’ for the little ones.  The event of course is always on the 4th of July at Windemere point and starts promptly at 10:00 am and is open...

Welsh Open Stoneskimming Championships – 5-2...

Unlike Bog Snorkelling, almost everyone has skimmed a stone at some stage of their life. “Ducks & Drakes” for the British; “Ricochets” for the French & “Letting the Frogs out” for the Ukrainians are just a few of the names for the game played in almost every Country in the World. But it is now more than just a game: This simple pastime has developed into two distinct branches of a...

Rock in River Festival – Annual Stone Skippi...

The Annual Franklin, PA Stone Skipping Tournament is only 1 week away.   Skip on down to Pennsylvania next Saturday and join the fun. Held at the beautiful River front Park overlooking the confluence of French Creek and the beautiful Allegheny River. Watch amateurs and professionals, including 2012 PA State Champion Kurt Steiner and Guinness World Record Holder, Russ Byars, compete for the state championship of skipping...