Hometown Hero Goes for the Gold!

Adam Rippon of the United States of America celebrates after competing in the Figure Skating Team Event Men's Single Free Skating on day three of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on Feb. 12, 2018, in Gangneung, South Korea. (Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Hometown Hero

Are you a fan of the Olympics? Local hometown hero, Adam Rippon, is representing Carbon County, Pennsylvania in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. He hails from Scranton, PA and is competing as a figure skater in his Olympic debut. He ranks in the top 3 of his team event, “Ice Dance Free Dance”. Furthermore, he will be competing in an individual event in hopes of attaining the gold. You can watch him compete in his upcoming event, “Men Single Skating”, on Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 10:00 p.m.

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