Nov 12, 2018

Why It’s Almost Impossible to Skip a Stone 89 Times

 

Kurt Steiner set the world record for skipping stones by hurling a rock at the water and making it skip an astonishing 88 times. How is that even possible?

WIRED’s Robbie Gonzalez got coaching from Steiner to find out how he does it — and looked into fluid dynamics and physics to see whether we’ve reached the limit for skipping stones.

 

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