Adam Rippon is a figure skater from the United States. Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on November 11th 1989, Adam has 5 younger siblings. He is the U.S. national champion for 2016 and Four Continents champion for 2010. He would also be representing USA at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, the first openly gay sportsman to do so. Adam has a signature move known as the “Rippon Lutz” which he does by executing a 3Lz with both arms above his head. He is also capable of performing the “‘Tano Lutz”, a 3Lz-2T-2Lo combination with one hand over his head in all three jumps, and a competent lay-back spin.
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Adam Rippon was ten years old when his mother brought him to the skating rink. From 2000 to 2007, he was coached by Yelena Sergeeva. Adam’s first medal was a silver medal that he won at the 2005 U.S. Championships. He then won his second medal, a gold at the 2005 Slovenian Triglav and debuted to place 6th at the 2005-06 ISU Junior Grand Prix event in Croatia. At subsequent U.S. Championships, he finished 11th in 2006 and 6th in 2007.In February 2007, Adam began working with coach Nikolai Morozov in February 2007.
At the 2007-08 ISU Junior Grand Prix circuit, Adam Rippon took home the gold medal at the Romanian Harghita Cup and the silver medal at the Bulgarian Sofia Cup. Because of this, he qualified for the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final in which he won the gold medal, making Adam the first man to go over 200 points at a competition for juniors. He went on to win the Junior title at the 2008 U.S. Championships, inspiring the Professional Skaters Association to award Adam the EDI Award. He then won the gold medal at the Junior Worlds in 2008.
The 2008 to 2009 season was when Adam Rippon moved up to the senior level, placing eighth at Skate America and fifth in the Cup of Russia. He then changed coaches and moved to Canada to train with Brian Orser. Adam placed seventh at the 2009 U.S. Championships and was part of the team for the 2009 Junior World Championships, which he won, becoming the first single skater to win two World Junior titles. He won the bronze medal at the 2009 Trophee Eric Bompard and came in sixth at the 2009 NHK Trophy.
In 2010, Adam Rippon obtained the fifth overall position at the 2010 U.S. Championships. This lead to him being nominated as a second alternate for the Winter Olympics and World Championships, as well as assigned to the Four Continents Championships. Adam took home the bronze medal for the 2010 to 2011 ISU Grand Prix. In 2011, he also came in fifth at both the U.S. Championships and Four Continents Championships. In June of that year, Adam left Canada and returned to the US to train under Jason Dungjen at the Detroit Skating Club in Michigan.
Adam Rippon opened the 2011 to 2012 season with a 4th-place finish at Skate Canada, marking his first attempt at including a quad jump in his free program. In 2012, Adam won the silver medal at the U.S. Championships, placed in thirteenth position at Worlds and fourth position at Four Continents. In September 2012, Adam started training with Rafael Arutyunyan who was based in Lake Arrowhead, California. In 2012, Adam finished 4th at the Cup of China and 8th at the NHK Trophy whereas in 2013, he placed fifth at the U.S. Championships.
When Adam Rippon competed at the 2013 Skate America, he included a quad lutz in both short and long programs, setting personal bests in both segments and winning him the silver medal. In 2014, Adam obtained first place in the free program and second overall at the CS Finlandia Trophy, tenth place overall at the Skate Canada International and fifth place at the Trophee Eric Bompard.
At the 2016 U.S. Championships, Adam Rippon won the gold medal. He went on to the 2016 World Championships in Boston where he placed sixth and received a standing ovation from the audience. Adam then won the bronze medals at the 2016 CS U.S. Classic, the 2016 Skate America and 2016 Trophee de France, qualifying him to the Grand Prix Final for the first time, where he finished 6th at the event in France.
Adam Rippon began the 2017 season well by taking home a bronze medal at the CS Finlandia Trophy. He then won silver medals in both the 2017 NHK Trophy and 2017 Skate America, qualifying him for his second Grand Prix Final. Even though he placed fourth at nationals, Adam was chosen in January 2018 to represent the United States in the South Korea based 2018 Winter Olympics.
Adam Rippon has a very long record of winning performances, which has resulted in him accumulating considerable amount of money. However, att his time, we do not have sufficient information to estimate Adam Rippon net worth in 2018.