Olympian Adam Rippon gives fans a taste of skating commentary after declining NBC offer

February 20, 2018

By Staff

Olympic figure skater and bronze medalist Adam Rippon won’t be joining his fellow Pennsylvania colleagues in analyzing this year’s winter games in Pyeongchang, much to fans’ disappointment. But Monday night, he offered a glimpse of what could have been.

Rippon, a Scranton native, said he declined an offer to join NBC as a correspondent. but gave watchers a special treat Monday, joining Saturday Night Live‘s Leslie Jones in a well-received analysis of a short dance routine from Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir.

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