Skips Stones for Fudge

  • Directed by Ryan Seitz
  • Idaho, 2016, 52 mins., English

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at the Independent Film Festival Boston, Skips Stones for Fudge follows Russ “Rock Bottom” Byars and Kurt “Mountain Main” Steiner in their quest for stone skipping glory. Tested by physical ailments, emotional hardships and the rise of young talent, these obscure legends of an obscure sport fight to cement their place in the record books. Steiner holds the current record (40), but Byars is the world champion. All comes to a head as the two travel to the 2014 Pennsylvania Stone Skipping Tournament in Franklin, PA.

Appears in: Northwest Tracking

Genres: Documentary