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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....

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...

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...

July 4th, 2013 Official Gerplunking Contest Report

We couldn’t have picked more perfect conditions for the Official Mackinac Island 2013 Gerplunking Contest. The sun was peaking out from behind the clouds keeping the heat away. The lake level was low allowing for contestants to retrieve choice rocks that normally would be hidden. But most importantly, the straits of Mackinac were unusually calm – perfect conditions for the judges to hear every gerplunking sound in great...

2013 Winners

The 45th annual stones skipping tournament has come to a close with a new batch of champions. Skip on over to the 2013 Box Scores for details.  Michael ‘Mighty’ Lenhart won the Pebbles 12 and under division with 17 while up and coming skipper Peter ‘Pete’ Gustafson took the Open Tournament title with 20. Max ‘Batman’ Steiner took the Professional division with 2 skips of 29.  According to...

44th Tournament Results

This years tournament could not have asked for better competitors or weather.  Conditions were perfect.  Skip on over to the 2012 Results pages for the break down.

2010 Results

Winners: Another fantastic day of stone skipping had 567 1/2 in attendance to watch and participate in this years event.  World renowned Russ ‘Rock Bottom’ Byars who won the Pro division with an impressive skip of 30. Second place went to Todd ‘Mussels’ Callewaert with a 26 skip & rounding out 3rd was Glenn ‘Hard Luck’ Loy with a 22 skip. The open  was won by Max ‘Batman’...

2010 Photos Online

Mike Henderson our unofficial staff photographer has come through again with some great shots of the 2010 event.  There are over 200 shots of the amateurs, pros and the fans to enjoy in the gallery. Check them out here.  Thanks again Mike.

2010 Gerplunking Contest

Wow, what a year! 31 contestants competed in the Gerplunking Contest. The prize, as in years past, was a beautiful pendant necklace made of a stone with a natural hole worn through it found on Mackinac Island by our Gerplunking Judge, Doc Crain. The 2010 winner, with a fantastic score of 9.1, was Rachel “Rockslide” Greer from Grand Haven, Michigan. We had our youngest contestant ever—age 16 months—this year. Congratulations...

2009 Wilmer T. Rabe Competition Results

Gerplunking – Youngster Division: Kirby ‘Fully Loaded’ Berke & Colin ‘C-Man’ Lacy Tied with 2 scores of 8.9 and had to go to a ‘plunk-off’ to break the tie. Colin ‘C-Man’ Lacy took the title with a scant .38 difference.  Check out Doc’s full report here. Skipping – Pebbles 12 & under Division: Ethan ‘Iron Man’ Hauser out of East Lansing, MI...