This Guy Just Skipped a Stone Across a Lake

The impressive shot isn't even Kurt Steiner's best
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 25, 2015 9:42 AM CDT

(Newser) – Prepare to feel self-conscious about your stone-skipping abilities. Professional stone skipper—apparently that's a real title—Kurt Steiner just skipped one across Vermont's Lake Paran in a dozen or so bounces, reports UPI. No estimate on distance, but the feat caught on video looks pretty impressive. However, it's not even close to Steiner's personal best: He holds the world record for 88 skips during a 2013 throw. Need a few tips? Steiner tells Guinness World Records he chooses smooth, flat stones that weigh three to eight ounces and are 1/4 to 5/16th of an inch thick, but not necessarily round. (Read more Vermont stories.)

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