Name: Adam Rippon
Sport: Figure Skating
Height: 5-7
Weight: 145
DOB: 11/11/1989
Birthplace: Scranton, Pa.
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
Team/Club: Skating Club of New York
Coach(es): Rafael Arutyunyan
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2018); Olympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • PyeongChang 2018, bronze (team), 10th (individual)
  • Alternate (2010)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2016 – 6th
  • Years of participation: 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016
  • Top finish: 6th – 2010, 2016
Other Career Highlights
  • 2017 ISU Grand Prix Final, 5th
  • 2016 ISU Grand Prix Final, 6th
  • Only man to win back-to-back World Junior titles (2008-09)
Personal: Is the oldest of six children...Began skating at age 9...Has choreographed skating programs for fellow Team USA athletes Mirai Nagasu, Ashley Wagner and Christina Gao...Was born deaf and underwent corrective surgery at Yale University just before his first birthday, allowing him to hear almost perfectly...Hobbies include running and hiking.