Adam Rippon Biography
Adam Rippon is an American figure skater. He won the 2010 Four Continents Championships and the 2016 U.S. National Championships. Earlier in his career, he won the 2008 and 2009 World Junior Championships, the 2007–08 Junior Grand Prix Final, and the 2008 U.S junior national title. Rippon was selected to represent the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
At the 2018 Winter Olympics, Rippon won a bronze medal as part of the figure skating team event, thus becoming the first openly gay U.S. male athlete to win a medal in a Winter Olympics. Later that year, he won season 26 of Dancing with the Stars with professional dancer Jenna Johnson, making Rippon the first openly gay celebrity to win the competition.
Rippon announced his retirement from competitive figure skating in November 2018.
Adam Rippon Age
He was born on 11 November 1989 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States.
Is Adam Rippon Married
Being a gay for his whole life, On October 2, 2015, Rippon publicly came out about his status and announced that he is gay life another figure skater Johnny Weir, and proud of it and in March 2018, he appeared at the 90th Academy Awards wearing a harness designed by Moschino.
On April 13, 2018, Rippon participated on season 26 of Dancing with the Stars as one of the celebrities where his professional partner was Jenna Johnson.
As of now, Adam says that he had many celebrity crushes but still is single and he hopes he will find someone who he loves and can get married to. He has a very good friendship with Ashley Wagner.
Adam Rippon Career
Adam was assigned to a spring international, Triglav Trophy in Slovenia after he won the silver medal at the 2005 U.S. Championships. He competed in the Junior division and won the gold medal finishing first.
Rippon competed on the 2007-2008 ISU Junior Grand Prix circuit and won the gold medal at the Harghita Cup in Romania and won the silver medal at the Sofia Cup in Sofia, Bulgaria which qualified Rippon for ISU Junior Grand Prix final. Rippon won the gold medal and became the first man to break 200 points at a junior level competition.
After moving to the senior level Grand Prix, Adam was assigned to compete at the 2008 Skate America but he came eight. He then announced his coaching change on January 2, 2009, and moved to Toronto, Canada, to begin his training with Brian Orser.
In the 2011-2012 Grand Prix events, Rippon was assigned to Skate Canada and Trophee Eric Bompard where he came at 4th -place in both events. He was assigned to the 2013 Four Continents but had to withdraw following his ankle injury.
Rippon won gold at the 2016 U.S. Championships and was placed sixth at the 2016 World Championships in Boston where the audience gave him a standing ovation. This year saw Adam qualify for the first time to the Grand Prix Final and he finished 6th at the event in Marseille, France.
On January 6, 2017, Rippon fractured his left ankle and left foot and had to withdraw from the 2017 U.S. Championships. After his recovery, he came back for the 2018 Winter Olympics along with other athletes like and won a bronze medal for his team and country in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Is Adam Rippon, Gay | Adam Rippon, Gay
Yes. He is the first openly gay figure skater who won over the hearts of America at the Winter Olympics.