Sport: Transcontinent Skate

In Boston last autumn, Norman Skelly, 28-year-old Pawtucket, R. I. rollerskating rink proprietor and his friend John Shefuga set out to skate to Los Angeles. They arrived, after covering 4,075 miles, two months and two days later, turned around to hitchhike home. Last week in Manhattan, Skater Skelly proudly exhibited memoranda of the trip. Excerpts:

"Averaged ten hours a day of skating and walking. Averaged 7½ mi. an hour.

"Fifty-five skating days. Were on the road 64 days in all, but nine days were used as rest periods. "Used the same pair of skates...