Pan Am/Parapan Am Games’ wonderful, unusual, lesser-known sports

Kailah Macri says that when she talks about her sport at a party, the most common response she gets is: “What’s that?”

Roller figure skating, Macri will explain to those she meets, is like ice skating, with the same jumps, spins and routines, but it’s done on roller skates.

“Some people assume it’s roller skates on ice, and will ask how that works, but I’ll tell them, ‘no, it’s on concrete or a hardwood floor,’” she said.

Continue reading: Pan Am/Parapan Am Games’ wonderful, unusual, lesser-known sports

Advertisements