Meet the first openly gay man to compete for the U.S. in the Winter Olympics

Meet the first openly gay man to compete for the U.S. in the Winter Olympics

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Figure skater Adam Rippon will be the first openly gay man to compete for the United States in the Winter Olympics. 

The 28-year-old celebrated qualifying for the Games, which take place in February in South Korea, in a tweet on Tuesday evening.

I am so excited to be going to my first Olympics in a few weeks. Being the first out🏳️‍🌈 male selected to represent the 🇺🇸 at a Winter Olympic Games is awesomehttps://t.co/HpSHUr4uvP

— Adam Rippon (@Adaripp) January 10, 2018

He’ll join twice national champion Nathan Chen and 2017 world junior champion Vincent Zhou to represent the U.S in figure skating.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable | Meet the first openly gay man to compete for the U.S. in the Winter Olympics

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