Category: The Archives

Welcome to the Hall of Fame Archives. Here you will find our collection of Stone Skipping memorabilia.

Drip Dry Trousers Revolutionized Stone Skipping in the ’70s

 An advertisement from the 1970s for Drip Dry trousers. The slacks reportedly revolutionized the sport of Stone Skipping, by allowing skippers to wade into the water for a stance closer to the water, without incurring the wrath of their spouse.

“Skip Today, Dine Tonight” the ad copy read. “Your man will be taking home the fudge on Mackinac Island with a record setting skip during the day, but by evening his trousers will be dry and ready for fine dining.”

ICS3 The Ice Cubed Solution

The ice Cubed Solution (ICS3). A scholarly paper presented by Karl Rabe, Director MISSHOF.

 

Karl provides proof regarding the association between stone skipping and global warming and offers a patent pending solution to save both Stone Skipping and the planet. (more…)

Skip-On Skippin’ Stones

Skip-On Skippin’ Stones are composed of sand held together by a non-toxix binder. They disolve back into sand within three months of being skipped.They generated a lot of controversy as the rules require allow “natural” stones to be skipped. (Photo courtesy of D. Glovak). (more…)

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