Tag Archives: figure skating

Olympian Adam Rippon Finishes Tenth [VIDEO]

Tenth in the scoring, but he definitely took first place as the darling of the 2018 Olympics, judging by thousands of adoring fans worldwide on Twitter. USA Today reports: Adam Rippon’s Olympic competition came to an end Saturday but his impact on the Games did not. Minutes after skating a clean free skate that put him in 10th place at ...

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Adam Rippon To Boycott White House Reception

The Daily Mail reports: Skating sensation Adam Rippon put himself on a collision course with the White House on Monday after declaring he will snub President Trump’s White House party for Team USA. The 28-year-old, who won a team bronze medal at his first Olympics on Sunday night, told Daily Mail.com that he would give the traditional gathering a miss ...

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Canadian Figure Skater Eric Radford Becomes First Ever Openly Gay Winter Olympics Gold Medalist [VIDEO]

Pink News reports: Eric Radford has become the first ever openly gay man to win a gold medal at the Winter Olympics. The Canadian athlete won gold in the team figure skating event after he and his partner Meagan Duhamel skated magnificently to Adele’s Hometown Glory. He followed in the footsteps of Australian diver Matthew Mitcham, who got a gold ...

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US Figure Skating Team Wins Bronze Medal [VIDEO]

NPR reports: U.S. figure skaters won the bronze medal in the team event on Monday, in an action-packed tournament that saw Mirai Nagasu land a historic jump – and in which Adam Rippon and other Americans showed they’re in fine form at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The final results on Monday mirrored the tally from the qualifying rounds one day ...

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Figure Skater Adam Rippon Becomes First Openly Gay Man To Qualify For US Winter Olympics [VIDEO]

NPR reports: As of Sunday morning, 28-year-old figure skater Adam Rippon will be the first openly gay man to compete for the United States in the Winter Olympics. Despite a disappointing fourth-place performance at the U.S. figure skating championships Saturday night, Rippon was selected to join Nathan Chen and Vincent Zhou in Pyeongchang next month. “I’m really grateful that the ...

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Russia Wins First Gold At Sochi

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Improv Everywhere: Worst Ice Skater Ever

Improv Everywhere: “For our latest mission an ice skater stranded alone on the rink transformed from a novice into an expert in New York’s Bryant Park. The project was a collaboration with Ice Theatre of New York.”

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Johnny Weir Is Big In Japan

Not only does ice princess Johnny Weir have a pop single, this week it’s #1 in Japan. Here’s a fan-made clip set to the track, Dirty Love.

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Johnny Weir: I’m Sexually Gay, But….

Saying that he’s sick of pressure from gay websites to come out, Johnny Weir uses his forthcoming memoir to finally allow that while he’s sexually gay, he’d totally marry a woman if she was right for him. And very understanding about the whole “we’re not gonna fuck” thing.

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Quote Of The Day – Dorothy Hamill

“If I hadn’t been born a woman I would have certainly been gay, because I love sparkles and ruffles and color.” – Olympic figure skating legend Dorothy Hamill, when asked what it means to be a woman. Hamill was in NYC attending the 125th anniversary party for Good Housekeeping Magazine.

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Johnny Weir: Too Gay For Stars On Ice

Olympian Johnny Weir has not been asked to join the Star On Ice tour because organizers don’t find him “family friendly.” GLAAD has learned from a source that wishes to remain anonymous that sponsors of the Stars on Ice Tour, which include Smuckers and IMG Entertainment, have refused to allow 3-time US National Champion and 2-time Olympian Johnny Weir to ...

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Too Gay For The Olympics

Current TV’s Bryan Safi takes on the media’s handling of Johnny Weir. I got a big laugh at the ranking of sports by butchness.

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Dorothy Hamill Interviews Johnny Weir

Olympic figure skating legend Dorothy Hamill interviewed Johnny Weir about the Canadian broadcasters who said that he should be forced to pass a gender test before he competes. Unsurprisingly, Johnny doesn’t give a fuck.

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Crown Of Roses

To avoid spoilers, don’t read the comments on this post, please.

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Pretty In Pink

Olympian Johnny Weir lobbed another “fuck you” at the queenphobic skating world tonight, competing in a hot pink and lace-trimmed costume with a neckline that plunged to his navel. Then he concluded his routine by blowing dainty kisses to the crowd. Weir’s score in the short program…not so great. His score for in-your-face fabulosity…through the roof!

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HomoQuotable – Johnny Weir

“I would like to announce that due to pressures and threats from a certain animal rights group, I will be changing the genuine fox fur on my free program costume that I will use in the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, B.C., to white faux fur. I made this decision after several threats were sent to me about disrupting ...

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Johnny Weir Makes U.S. Olympic Team

This weekend Johnny Weir scored third in the Men’s Figure Skating Championships, earning him a slot on the U.S. Olympic team. Weir’s reality show debuts tonight on the Sundance Channel.

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Gayest. Show. Ever.

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HomoQuotable – Johnny Weir

“I don’t think turning figure skating into some kind of X-Games event will promote figure skating to the male population of especially North America, but also the world. This kind of talk has been going around for some time, about making the men more masculine and the women more feminine. But it’s not figure skating if you don’t have the ...

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Butching Up Figure Skating

Canadian figure skating officials are looking for ways to butch up the sport in advance of the 2010 Vancouver Games. “It’s just as tough as football,” said Canadian figure skater Jeremy Ten, ranked third in Canada. “We aren’t tackling each other, but we are hitting the ice pretty hard. We’re hitting the boards; we’re scraping our shins and cutting ourselves.” ...

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