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‘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 year....

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...

Controversy And Triumph At The Stanley Cup Of Ston...

90.9 WBUR recently interviewed Eric ‘The Voice’ Steiner about state of Stone Skipping. Skip on over to their site for a complete transcript and an audio of the interview.  The broadcast went out to over 200 radio stations nation wide.  Take a listen...

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...

45th Annual Tournament is only 3 days away.

The 45th MISS&GC annual stone skipping tournament is nearly upon us.  At least 10 Stone Skipping greats are en route for the annual tournament.  Kurt ‘Mountain Man’ Steiner is returning to challenge long time winner Russ ‘Rock Bottom’ Byars for this years title. The professional division field will be fierce this year with Hard Luck, Skippy, Mussels, Juice, Air-tight-Alibi, Batman, Chompers and...