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Rock Skipping Championships
« on: August 26, 2012, 07:35:20 AM »
Rock in River Festival rock-skipping championships draw top talent

The wind died down for Craig Goodelle, 39. Finally.
 
The Erie native stood on the calm shores of French Creek with a flat, iPhone-sized rock in his hand.
 
Now came the time for a big toss.
 
With the cadence of a pitcher, he sent the rock hydroplaning across the water.
 
“Go! Go! Go!” he yelled.
 
The rock resembled a tiny Jet Ski for a few seconds, skipping the water 14 times until it vanished into the shallow stream...
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