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Mackinac 2016 Stone Skipping Results – Beach...

BEACH REPORT – M.I.S.S. & G.C. 2016 From the depths of an International field of top Pro-Stone Skippers, came the man known as Lefty!  He stared down the waters of the Straights of Mackinac looking for the best water on which to land his third toss of six. Dave Kolar 57, of Troy Mich., hurled a monster local-stone, and achieved a winning skip of 27 to take the coveted Grand Hotel Goblets and the $200 prize money....

M.I.S.S. & G.C. Tournament Format

The M.I.S.S. & G.C. Approved Format for these Stone Skipping Events is: Each registered Skipper will throw one of six stones, in a series total of Six [6] Chukkars [like innings in baseball], and the Judges will count/record the number of skips achieved in each Chukkar. After they are completed, the highest number of skips in a Chukkar is the winner. In the case of a Tie, the next best Chukkar is compared until a winner...

Mackinac Island July 4th 2016

The Field is Set for the XVLIII Pro-Invitational Stone Skipping competition on Mackinac Island July 4th 2016. The 48th year will debut the top Professional Stone Skippers in the world, including many Guinness World Record holders in this Grand Old Sport. Usually the Winner of the OPEN Tournament is invited to Skip-with-the-Pro’s”. And there are many cagey contenders aiming to do just that? Find your best stones...

Kurt ‘Mountain-Man’ Steiner sets New G...

The Philosophers Stone Some may pass through this life, without out a clue as to why they’re here. They swing the bat, tote that bail, and go to work in the big wheel of society. Few ever grasp the concept of perfect imperfection, but you can see it from the mountaintop.  An honest perspective that any “Mountain-man Philosopher” could have .    That is the exact vista of one such person, Kurt...

2015 Results – Dog Pound Barks Strays into V...

Facing elimination, a young man named Nate-Dogg Rango snarls his way to the top of the pile in the 47th annual Rabe Pro-Invitational on Mackinac Island this July 4th 2015.  In a year where Retired Circus Fleas were finally permitted to enter the event [WRC], the lead was established early in the first chukkar by Mussels Callewaert with skips of 17 and 22.   Current Guinness record holder Kurt Mountain-man Steiner was close...

HOLY PLINKERS !!! BATMAN SETS NEW GUINNESS WORLD R...

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...