Stone-skimmers out to win at championships
People from all over the globe flocked to a tiny Scottish island yesterday to take part in the Press and Journal-sponsored World Stone Skimming Championships.
Teams from Holland, a Japanese celebrity and the presenters of children’s TV show Blue Peter were among the 1,000 people who travelled to Easdale, in Argyll, for the popular event. The entries had to be capped at 350.
The longest skim was by champion Dougie Isaacs, from Blairgowrie, who hit the back wall of the quarry venue with his stone.
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