Teenage Adam Rippon F—king Hated Ice Skating: WATCH

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Adam Rippon at the John Wick Chapter 3 Parabellum Los Angeles Premiere at the TCL Chinese Theater IMAX on May 15, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA 

Now that he’s retired from ice-skating, Adam Rippon is trying to figure out what the rest of his life is going to look like. He talks about his hopes for the future, adjusting to sudden fame, and seeing his body change now that he’s stopped training.

Adam Rippon also revealed that he wasn’t always a fan of the sport that earned him an Olympic medal in 2018, he writes in his upcoming memoir, Beautiful on the Outside.

“To set the tone for the book, the first sentence is ‘When I first started skating, I f—king hated it,’ Rippon, 29, told Page Six at the Moët & Chandon event for the launch of the Moët Riviera Spritz in New York Wednesday.

The champion figure skater said his first time on the ice he “had this idea of how it was going to go, and when it wasn’t going that way, I was, like, ‘I’m over this. I want to have a hot chocolate.’”

Adam Rippon of USA speaks about his specific jump with arms up at the winners press conference of the ISU Grand Prix Eric Bompard, October 17, 2009 at Bercy Arena, Paris, France.

Rippon noted that his hatred for skating didn’t last long, and he soon became an “instigator” for trips to the rink and wanted to go “all the time.”

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