Beautiful On The Outside: A Memoir by Adam RipponBeautiful On The Outside: A Memoir by Adam Rippon

Beautiful On The Outside: A Memoir

byAdam Rippon

Hardcover | October 15, 2019

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Former Olympic figure skater and self-professed America's Sweetheart Adam Rippon shares his underdog journey from beautiful mess to outrageous success in this hilarious, big-hearted memoir.

Your mom probably told you it's what on the inside that counts. Well, then she was never a competitive figure skater. Olympic medalist Adam Rippon has been making it pretty for the judges even when, just below the surface, everything was an absolute mess. From traveling to practices on the Greyhound bus next to ex convicts to being so poor he could only afford to eat the free apples at his gym, Rippon got through the toughest times with a smile on his face, a glint in his eye, and quip ready for anyone listening. Beautiful on the Outside looks at his journey from a homeschooled kid in Scranton, Pennsylvania, to a self-professed American sweetheart on the world stage and all the disasters and self-delusions it took to get him there. Yeah, it may be what's on the inside that counts, but life is so much better when it's beautiful on the outside.
Adam Rippon is an Olympic athlete and medal-winning figure skater. He won the 2010 Four Continents Championships and the 2016 U.S. National Championships and was selected to represent the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. He came out as gay in October 2015 and, at the 2018 Winter Olympics, won a br...
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Title:Beautiful On The Outside: A MemoirFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:256 pages, 9.3 × 6.4 × 1.25 inShipping dimensions:9.3 × 6.4 × 1.25 inPublished:October 15, 2019Publisher:Grand Central PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1538732408

ISBN - 13:9781538732403

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"Beautiful on the Outside is funny, relatable, and incredibly inspiring from start to finish."-HelloGiggles