Gus Kenworthy Is THIS Hot Athlete's "Dad!" These Two

Doris Richards
February 15, 2018

Gus Kenworthy, one of the first openly gay U.S. athletes to qualify for the Winter Olympics, indicated to reporters on Saturday that he isn't keen on the idea of bumping into Mike Pence, who is leading the United States delegation in South Korea.

Ice skater Adam Rippon said he would refuse to meet President Trump's VP, who is leading the USA delegation in South Korea, due to his opposition to LGBT rights.

"I think I've kind of made my opinion on the matter pretty clear", he said. Though their ongoing words for Pence have made headlines since the Games began, both Rippon and Kenworthy say it's not a distraction for them. "He was so supportive of me as well and was following my events hoping that I would make the team as well".

When asked about possibly meeting with Pence, Kenworthy shot that down real quick. I don't think that I have any inclination toward a meeting.

Pence reached out to the Olympian following the original comments.


"I guess we'll see how I handle it".

Skating to Coldplay's "O" and "Arrival of the Birds" by Cinematic Orchestra, Rippon was awarded a score of 172.98, giving the team an extra eight points. Kenworthy is an avid supporter of Hillary Clinton, who stated in an interview that she is excited for the two men and to watch them compete.

"If I had the chance to meet him afterwards, after I'm finished competing, there might be a possibility to have an open conversation", Rippon said. Rippon is hard not to fall in love with, and in addition to his breathtaking performance (which was underscored by the judges, I call hacking, ) he's vocal about his gayness on social media and truly doesn't seem to be phased by a dang thing.

"He seems more mild-mannered than Donald Trump.But I don't think the current administration represents the values that I was taught growing up". Prior to coming out, he adds, "I always thought I was going to keep inside and never tell anyone until after my ski career, and then I could have a whole new life". But more than that, my mom has always taught me to stand up what I believe in and that has given my skating a greater goal.

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