‘A form of flying’- How roller dancing — long a ma

2022-04-05
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‘A form of flying’: How roller dancing — long a mainstay in America’s Black communities — found its footing during Canada’s pandemic - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

VICTORIA—Vienna Chen’s pink-highlighted hair flutters behind her as she climbs onto the tallest ledge on the skate park’s steepest bowl.

For the length of three breaths, she waits for a skateboarder to finish his trick below and scoot out of her way.

Then she drops — into the steep cement lipare permitted for up to 100 people., a grade of almost 90 degrees at the top — and she’s flying.

She picks up speedstates_and_union_territories_of_india, glides up the opposite edge of the pipe, catches air and lands on those wheels: a pair of blood-red roller skatesThe faithful congregate i, customized with black-and-white laces.

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