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Stone-Skipping Record!

Posted October 5, 2007 8:21 a.m. EDT

Russ Byars holds the new world record for skipping stones.  Here he is skipping a rock about 50 times across a river.

The 43-year-old engineer shattered the old record of 40 skips with a big 51-skip throw in July.  Guinness officials certified him just this weekend.

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