During the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, we saw incredible talent from around the world in sports like curling, ice hockey , figure skating, luge, skiing, and speed skating, among others. An Olympic figure skater , he won a bronze medal as part of the figure skating team event. When Rippon was in Scandinavia in , luck was on his side when he and Kajaala matched on the dating app. In an interview with Page Six , Rippon talked about how Kajaala is almost a foot taller than him:. I never will lose him in a crowd.
Adam Rippon says things are getting “serious” with his boyfriend
Adam Rippon gets engaged to boyfriend Jussi-Pekka Kajaala
The former U. Next to a gallery of photos and videos of the pair, Rippon , who won a bronze medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, shared the story of how the couple got engaged in Kajaala's home country of Finland. When there was finally a chance for me to go and see him in Finland, I jumped at it. I was there for a little over two months," wrote the athlete.
Olympic Figure Skater Adam Rippon Is Engaged! Meet His Fiancé, Jussi-Pekka Kajaala
By Jaclyn Hendricks. A post shared by Adam Rippon adaripp. Rippon, who has since retired from competitive figure skating, told Page Six in October that he and Kajaala — have a secret language.
He's my cheerleader and I'm his. I just love him a lot. The couple, who first started dating in after meeting on app Tinder , got engaged while Rippon, 31, was visiting Kajaala in his home country of Finland from November of last year into January.