Adam Rippon Didn't Win The Gold, But People Are Still Very Much In Love With Him

Nothing but praise for America’s most mesmerizing figure skater.

Adam Rippon, aka America’s Sweetheart, stunned audiences with a dazzling free skate performance at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang on Saturday.

Adam Rippon, aka America's Sweetheart, stunned audiences with a dazzling free skate performance at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang on Saturday.

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The first openly gay athlete to qualify for the US Winter Olympic squad had already claimed a bronze medal as part of the team event, but Saturday was his big chance to get a solo medal.

The first openly gay athlete to qualify for the US Winter Olympic squad had already claimed a bronze medal as part of the team event, but Saturday was his big chance to get a solo medal.

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But when all was said and done, Rippon ended up finishing in 10th place overall. Yet, he won something that’s arguably worth more than any gold medal: the love and adoration of fans, old and new.

But when all was said and done, Rippon ended up finishing in 10th place overall. Yet, he won something that's arguably worth more than any gold medal: the love and adoration of fans, old and new.

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Congrats!!

Congrats!!

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