Sport: A Pair of Aces

From the moment the 17-year-old New York schoolgirl glided out to defend her world's figure-skating title last week, any splay-ankled tyro could plainly see that pert Carol Heiss was a solid bet to keep the championship in the U.S. In addition, the flashiest male who showed up for the meet at the posh Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs was another American. Dave Jenkins, 20, the acrobatic kid brother of Hayes Alan Jenkins, now turned pro, who had won the title four years running.

To provide the spectacular Americans with some competition and round up...

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