Monday, October 1, 2007

Russell Byars record breaking throw !!!

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Amazing!!! World champion, Russell Byarshas manged to 'skim' a stone across water 51 times, shattering the old world record of 40, held by Kurt Steiner in 2002.

Before declaring him a record holder, Guinness World Records experts analyzed film of Byars' toss, checking the concentric circles in the water by each skip.

"I actually threw 40 stones that day, but that was the first skip that I threw," Byars told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette newspaper, which confirmed the record with Guinness officials. [Quoted from Metro]

More details of the record breaking throw can be found here.

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