Adam Rippon is the first guest judge on Sugar Rush Christmas season 2, which has launched today (November 27th) on Netflix. So who is he?
He joins Candace Nelson and Adriano Zumbo to judge the contestants, who have to bake sweet treats under timed conditions.
The series, which is hosted by Hunter March, puts a festive spin on competitive baking, as four bakers whip up treats for a $10,000 prize.
So who is Adam Rippon? Let’s meet the Sugar Rush Christmas guest!
Meet Adam Rippon
Adam is a 31-year-old American former figure skater.
Amongst his success includes winning the 2010 Four Continents Championships and the 2016 U.S. National Championships.
He retired in 2018 and started to focus on other projects, such as his book Beautiful On The Outside: A Memoir, which came out in October 2019.
Adam has a Youtube channel, which has over 95,000 subscribers! He is also dating Youtuber Jussi-Pekka Kajaala.
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Where else have we seen Adam?
Viewers might recognise Adam for winning season 26 of Dancing With The Stars with his partner Jenna Johnson, in 2018.
Also, Sugar Rush Christmas isn’t the first show he has been a guest on…
In 2019, Adam guest-hosted Ru Paul’s Drag Race Season 11 Ruveal livestreams alongside season 10 winner Aquaria.
That’s not all, as Adam appeared in Taylor Swift’s music video for You Need To Calm Down, which won MTV’s Video Music Award for Video of the Year.
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Adam on Instagram
The skating star has a whopping 840k followers on Instagram.
He regularly shares hiking posts in Helsinki, in Finland, which is where his boyfriend Jussi-Pekka lives.
It looks like we will be seeing more of Adam, as he recently announced that he is set to produce a figure skating comedy series with NBC.
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