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News Brief Gay Figure Skater Makes Olympic History

News Brief: Gay Figure Skater Makes Olympic History

by Aaron Shepard

News Brief Gay Figure Skater Makes Olympic History

News Brief:  Gay Figure Skater Makes Olympic History

Out gay American figure skater, Adam Rippon has become the first openly gay man to qualify for the Olympics.  On Sunday, January 6th Rippon was named as one of three male figure skaters that will represent the US in Pyeongchang, South Korea at the 23rd Olympic Winter Games.

In addition to being the first out gay man to compete for the US in the Winter Olympics, he is also the oldest American figure skater to since 1936.

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