51 Facts About Adam Rippon

1. Adam Rippon tries to fit small home workouts into his daily routine.

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2. In 2018, Adam Rippon made his first TV show appearance as himself in the news talk show, Good Morning America.

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3. Adam Rippon went to the elementary school at Our Lady of Peace School which is a Catholic institute.

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4. Adam Rippon uses his Twitter to post everything from self-deprecating jokes to insightful messages on how far he has come in his career.

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5. Adam Rippon blasted the choice of Vice President Mike Pence to lead the US delegation at the Olympics in a recent interview with USA Today.

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6. Adam Rippon came out publicly in a 2015 article in Skating Magazine, when he appeared on the cover alongside 2014 Olympian Ashley Wagner.

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7. Adam Rippon was robbed by these judges, and you cannot convince me otherwise.

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8. Adam Rippon told ABC News that he already has party plans in mind for when he gets home to California.

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9. Adam Rippon responded, tweeting quotes from Pence to "let the VP's words speak for themselves.

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10. Adam Rippon will begin his run for an individual medal with the men's short program, to be televised Thursday.

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11. In 2006, Adam Rippon finished 6th on the junior level at 2007 US Championships under the guidance of his coach Nikolai Morozov.

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12. At the age of 5 Adam Rippon survived a respiratory condition and his appendix.

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13. Adam Rippon was born on November 11, 1989 in Pennsylvania to Kelly Rippon and Rick Rippon.

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14. Adam Rippon is an American figure skater who is representing United States at 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.

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15. Adam Rippon seems to be pretty close to his siblings, and posts regularly about them on Instagram and Twitter.

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16. Adam Rippon was the only top contender to not land a quad.

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17. Adam Rippon is the only man to win back-to-back world junior titles and is the 2008 US junior champion and the 2010 Four Continents champion.

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18. Adam Rippon came out as gay in an October 2015 issue of Skating magazine.

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19. Adam Rippon made his Winter Olympic debut at the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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20. Adam Rippon moved to California in 2012 to train under Rafael Arutyunyan.

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21. Adam Rippon was so dedicated as a child that he would attend 6 am ice skating practices before attending Catholic School.

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22. Adam Rippon told PennLive that his family is still in Pennsylvania, but that he likes to come visit as often as he can.

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23. Adam Rippon has needed the trait of perseverance to make it to the Olympics.

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24. Adam Rippon bounced back to grab another silver at the 2015 nationals, before winning his first US title in 2016.

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25. Adam Rippon found his social media fan base growing as his profile increased in the days leading up to the Olympics.

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26. Adam Rippon made additional history with his Olympic debut in February 2018, becoming the oldest first-time Olympian to represent the US in figure skating since George Hill in 1936.

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27. In 2018, Adam Rippon became the first openly gay American man to qualify for the Winter Olympics, where he won a bronze medal and emerged as a fan favorite.

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28. Adam Rippon confirmed he's retiring from skating, and his goodbye video will make you cry.

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29. At the Time 100 Gala, Adam Rippon honored his mother, a single parent, for her inspiration and dedication to his success.

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30. In March 2018, Adam Rippon appeared at the 90th Academy Awards red carpet wearing a harness designed by Moschino.

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31. On October 2, 2015, Adam Rippon publicly came out as gay.

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32. In November 2018 Adam Rippon announced his retirement from competitive figure skating.

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33. At the 2018 Winter Olympics, Adam Rippon won a bronze medal in the figure skating team event as part of the US team, which made him the United States' first openly gay athlete to win a medal at any Winter Olympics.

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34. In October 2014, Adam Rippon competed at the 2014 CS Finlandia Trophy finishing first in the free program and second overall.

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35. In October 2013, Adam Rippon competed at the 2013 Skate America.

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36. Adam Rippon said, "I kind of turned around to go into a jump and I think when Nan Song and I saw each other we both tried to avoid each other, but we went in the same way and we went head first into each other.

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37. In September 2012, Adam Rippon announced a coaching change, moving to train with Rafael Arutyunyan in Lake Arrowhead, California.

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38. Adam Rippon won the silver medal at the 2012 US Championships.

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39. At the 2011 US Championships, Adam Rippon finished 5th and was assigned to the 2011 Four Continents Championships, where he had the same result.

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40. At the 2010 Skate America, Adam Rippon placed third in the short program, 7th in the free skate, and 4th overall.

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41. Adam Rippon began his season at the Japan Open, where he finished ahead of Daisuke Takahashi and Evgeni Plushenko.

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42. At the 2010 US Championships, Adam Rippon finished 5th overall after ranking 4th in both segments.

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43. Adam Rippon sprained his ankle during the summer and missed some training time.

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44. Adam Rippon officially announced his coaching change on January 2, 2009.

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45. At that event, Adam Rippon won the gold medal, and became the first man to break 200 points at a Junior level competition.

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46. Adam Rippon was born on November 11, 1989, in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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47. Adam Rippon announced his retirement from competitive figure skating in November 2018.

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48. At the 2018 Winter Olympics, Adam Rippon won a bronze medal as part of the figure skating team event, thus becoming the first openly gay US male athlete to win a medal in a Winter Olympics.

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49. Adam Rippon was selected to represent the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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50. Adam Rippon is here to give us a history lesson in all-things Britney Spears, in honor of the 20 year anniversary of "Baby One More Time.

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51. Adam Rippon gave the pair a 9, while Mandy Moore and Valentin Chmerkovskiy give them 8s, bringing their score to a total of 25.

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