Modern Living: States on Skates

In some states the highway patrol officially classifies him as a pedestrian. In others he is designated "bicycle." Actually, Clint Shaw is a man who is roller-skating across the U.S. from New York to Los Angeles, a 3,100-mile odyssey that he began May 4 and aims to complete in 56 days. An engaging, superbly conditioned ironworker from Victoria, British Columbia, Shaw, 32, who is 6 ft. 1 in., weighs 198 Ibs. and resembles Clint Eastwood, skates about twelve hours at a stretch and has logged as much as 78 miles a day. Previously, he...