Russell Byars made this amazing throw July 19th. They estimated his stone traveled about 250 feet (76 meters).
Before declaring him a record holder, Guinness World Records experts analyzed the footage of Byars spectacular toss again and again. Checking the concentric circles in the water to make sure and count every skip.
Byars told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette newspaper"I actually threw 40 stones that day, but that was the first skip that I threw".
Another soon to be rock skipping specialist.