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Adam Rippon Biography

Birth Place:
Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Figure skater

Fast Facts

  • Was born deaf but underwent corrective surgery just before his first birthday and can hear almost perfectly
  • Is the oldest of six children
  • Began skating right before his 10th birthday but didn't like it at first
  • Won back-to-back World Junior titles (2008-09)
  • Was an alternate at the 2010 Winter Olympics
  • Signature move is a 3Lz, also known as the "Rippon Lutz
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