Artistic roller skating is one of the handful of medal sports unique to the Pan Am Games, but for a few hours in October, it seemed like the world’s most popular sport. The competitors had assembled on the outdoor surface – sort of a giant green tennis court – for a little practice a few days before their short program.
Kailah Macri, the 20-yearold from Whitby, Ont., was among the dozen or so skaters and was, like all of them, in full uniform. The uniforms were form fitting, often sequined, and entirely captivating for the dozen or so maintenance workers who chose that precise time of day to take an extended coffee break.
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