Meet Adam Rippon at Barnes & Noble Union Square

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Barnes & Noble Union Square

33 East 17th Street

New York, NY 10003

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Join former Olympic figure skater and self-professed America's Sweetheart Adam Rippon, in conversation with comedian Heather McMahan, to celebrate the release of his new book BEAUTIFUL ON THE OUTSIDE. In this hilarious, big-hearted memoir, Rippon shares his underdog journey from beautiful mess to outrageous success.

This event is ticketed; please see below for important information about entry.

A ticket includes one copy of BEAUTIFUL ON THE OUTSIDE, along with admission to the line to get your book signed, meet Adam Rippon, and get your photo with him. Additional copies of BEAUTIFUL ON THE OUTSIDE will be available in store for purchase while supplies last.

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Talk/Q&A + a signed book and photo

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  • 1 ticket = 1 signed book and 1 photo.
  • The author will personalize only copies of BEAUTIFUL ON THE OUTSIDE. No memorabilia.
  • All photos will be taken by a Barnes & Noble bookseller with each customer's camera or phone.

Seating will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

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About Adam Rippon:

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 bronze medal as part of the figure skating team event, thus becoming the first openly gay U.S. male athlete to win a medal in a Winter Olympics. Later that year, he was named to the TIME 100 List of Most Influential People, Forbes 30 Under 30; AdWeek's 100 Most Creative and OUT Magazine's Power 50: The Most Influential Voices in LGBTQ America. He won season 26 of Dancing with the Stars: Athletes before going on to be a judge on the premiere season of Dancing with the Stars Juniors.

About BEAUTIFUL ON THE OUTSIDE:

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.

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Barnes & Noble Union Square

33 East 17th Street

New York, NY 10003

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