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American figure skater Adam Rippon made his country proud when he scooped up the Olympic bronze medal for team USA. But the super athlete (who happens to be the first openly gay Olympian) has actually been impressing us long before his arrival in South Korea, thanks to his refreshing honesty, hilarious insights, and killer eyebrows. (Not to mention, his totally relatable love of Reese Witherspoon.) Here, 11 of his best quotes that will make him your new favorite athlete (sorry, Shaun.) 

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On Failure

On Being a Gay Athlete

On the Dangers of Over-Plucking

On Adulting

On Living That Los Angeles Life

On Humility

On Meditation

On Falling Down the Google Rabbit Hole

On Reese Witherspoon

On His Beauty Regimen

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