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Tara Lipinski

Biography

U.S. physique skater who received Olympic precious metal at Nagano in 1998, establishing an archive for the youngest precious metal medalist at the wintertime Olympics at age simply 15. She started snow skating in 1988, but in the beginning started like a roller skater. She experienced her first main competition in 1990 where she completed second. She received the Globe Championships in 1997 aswell as the Grand Prix Last in both 1997 and 1998. The child of the secretary and essential oil guy, she and her mom relocated to Delaware to keep her snow skating teaching. She became involved to Fox Sports activities maker Todd Kapostasy in Dec of 2015. Fellow American skater Michelle Kwan also medalled in the 1998 Olympics.

Quick Facts


Full Name Tara Lipinski
Salary 4 million dollars
Date Of Birth June 10, 1982
Place Of Birth Philadelphia, PA
Height 1.55 m
Weight 46 kg
Profession Figure Skater
Education University of Delaware
Nationality American
Spouse Todd Kapostasy
Parents Jack Richard Lipinski, Patricia Lipinski
Awards Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Female Athlete
Movies Metro Chase, Ice Angel
TV Shows Generation Jets, Wolf Blitzer Reports
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1She is currently filming scenes in Alpha Dog (2006) (Note: she did not appear in Alpha Dog) and will appear in an episode of Still Standing (2002). [February 2005]
2Will appear in a episode of What's New, Scooby-Doo? (2002) as "Camp Counselor Grey". [August 2004]
3She is currently working on a screenplay with Ashley Jones, her The Young and the Restless (1973) co-star. [May 2004]
4Is an only child.
5When Tara was nine years old she moved to Sugar Land, Texas and now considers Sugar Land home.
6She was a roller-skating champion before she began ice-skating.
7March 1, 1998 was declared Tara Lipinski Day in Houston, Texas.
8Performed with Justin Timberlake, Seth Green, Wilmer Valderrama and Verne Troyer in a skit that spoofed American Idol (2002) at the 2002 Teen Choice Awards.
9All four of her grandparents were born in Poland (mother's parents near to Zakopane and father's near to Warsaw).
1015th, 1996 Worlds
11Bronze, 1996 U.S. Nationals
12Is building a house on Kiawah Island, by Charleston, SC
13Had an apartment in Soho over the summer
14Has a snow-globe with a figurine of her inside from Hallmark
15Was a judge for the Miss Teen USA Pagent in 1998
16Is scared of flying
17Her cameo scene in Vanilla Sky (2001) was cut.
18Underwent right hip surgery to repair a soft tissue injury in Sept. 2000.
19Has presented at the Grammies (1998) and was invited again in 1999, but was unable to go due to scheduling conflicts.
20Was voted Choice Female Athlete at the 1999 Teen Choice Awards.
21Won the 1999 and 2000 Kids Choice Award (Nickelodeon) for best athlete, but was there to accept the award in 1999 only.
22Her favorite store is "Bebe". They made her dress for the 1999 Daytime Emmys, where she presented the award for Best Game Show.
23First women to ever land the triple loop/triple loop combination in competition.
24Her car licence plate reads: "98GOLD".
25Is best friends with 1999 US National Bronze Medalist, Angela Nikodinov, and 2000 US Ice Dance Silver Medalist, Jamie Silverstein.
26Has toured with "Stars on Ice" since 1998.
27Graduated from River Oaks Academy, a Houston, TX high school, on 18 May 2000.
28Her parents are Polish.
29She keeps all of her old skating costumes
30Was born at 11:18 am.
31Youngest World Champion ever in women's figure skating.
32Her parents hired a man to travel to the '98 Olympics with Tara, just so he could sharpen her blades on her skates whenever she needed them sharpening.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Superstore2016TV SeriesTara Lipinski
Malcolm in the Middle2006TV SeriesCarrie
What's New, Scooby-Doo?2005TV SeriesCamp Counselor Grey
Still Standing2005TV SeriesSarah
The Metro Chase2004TV MovieNatalie Jordon
Generation Jets2003TV SeriesJessica (voice)
7th Heaven2003TV SeriesChristine
Arli$$2002TV SeriesTara Lipinski
Vanilla Sky2001Girl at Party (uncredited)
Are You Afraid of the Dark?2000TV SeriesEllen
Ice Angel2000TV MovieTracy Hannibal
The Young and the Restless1999TV SeriesMarnie Kowalski
Touched by an Angel1999TV SeriesAlex Thorpe

Set Decorator

Set Decorator

TitleYearStatusCharacter
At Home with Tara Lipinski2002TV Short documentary

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ice Angel2000TV Movie skating stunts

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hip-Hop on Ice2001TV Special creative director

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wayne Brady Show2003TV SeriesHerself
Girls Behaving Badly2003TV SeriesHerself
Ice Wars 92002TV SpecialHerself
At Home with Tara Lipinski2002TV Short documentaryHerself
Headline News2002TV SeriesHerself
The Bachelor2002TV SeriesHerself
The Teen Choice Awards 20022002TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The 37th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
Maury2002TV SeriesHerself
E! News Live2002TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2002TV SeriesHerself
Fox Wire2002TV SeriesHerself
Wolf Blitzer Reports2002TV SeriesHerself
The Early Show2002TV SeriesHerself
Women of the Games: Going for the Gold on E!2002TV SpecialHerself
All-Star Olympic Salute: Countdown to Salt Lake City2002TV SpecialHerself
The Best of Stars on Ice Volume 2: Scott Hamilton's Farewell Tour2002Video documentaryHerself
World Ice Challenge2001TV SpecialHerself
Divas on Ice2001/IITV SpecialHerself
Bank of America Celebration of Gold2001TV SpecialHerself
Hip-Hop on Ice2001TV SpecialHerself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2001TV SeriesHerself
Michelle Kwan: People in the News2001TV MovieHerself
MXG Beach Countdown2001TV SeriesHerself
Fire on Ice: Champions of American Figure Skating2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
Christmas in Rockefeller Center2000TV SpecialHerself
Improv Ice III2000TV MovieHerself
Wheel of Fortune2000TV SeriesGenie / Herself
E! True Hollywood Story2000TV Series documentaryHerself
From This Moment1999TV MovieHerself
Ice Wars 61999TV SpecialHerself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '991999TV SpecialHerself
Veronica's Closet1999TV SeriesHerself
Divas on Ice1999TV SpecialHerself
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1999TV SeriesHerself
The Teen Choice Awards 19991999TV SpecialHerself
VH-1 Where Are They Now?1999TV Series documentaryHerself
The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Late Show with David Letterman1997-1999TV SeriesHerself
Candid Camera1999TV SeriesHerself
1998 Olympic Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition Highlights1998VideoHerself
Fanatic1998TV SeriesHerself
Ice Wars 51998TV SpecialHerself
The 18th Olympic Winter Games1998TV SeriesHerself
The 40th Annual Grammy Awards1998TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
E! Specials: Ice Skating1998TV SpecialHerself
Jefferson-Pilot Financial Pro Championships1998TV MovieHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael1998TV SeriesHerself
Nagano 1998: XVIII Olympic Winter Games1998TV Mini-SeriesHerself
The Most Fascinating Women of 19971997TV Movie documentaryHerself
Todd Eldredge and Friends1997TV Movie documentaryHerself
Cook's Champagne on Ice1997TV Movie documentaryHerself
Figure It Out1997TV SeriesHerself / Panelist (1999)
Early Edition1997TV SeriesHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997TV SeriesHerself
Too Hot to Skate1997TV Movie documentaryHerself
Cook's Champagne on Ice1996TV MovieHerself
An Evening of Championship Skating1996TV MovieHerself
Too Hot to Skate1995TV MovieHerself
Celebrity Food Fight2016TV SeriesHerself
Access Hollywood2016TV SeriesHerself
Weekend Today2016TV SeriesHerself - NBC Sports Analyst
Hollywood Game Night2014-2016TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Player
The National Dog Show Presented by Purina2015TV SpecialHerself - Reporter
Hollywood Health Report2015TV SeriesHerself
The Meredith Vieira Show2014TV SeriesHerself
Today2001-2014TV SeriesHerself / Herself - NBC Olympics Figure Stating Analyst
So You Think You Can Dance2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself
Whose Line Is It Anyway?2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Late Night with Seth Meyers2014TV SeriesHerself
Chelsea Lately2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Steve Harvey2014TV SeriesHerself
Rachael Ray2014TV SeriesHerself
P&G & Walmart Tribute to American Legends of the Ice2014TV MovieHerself
The Five2013TV SeriesHerself
Miss Universe 20132013TV SpecialHerself - Judge
2013 Young Hollywood Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
Caesar's Tribute II: A Salute to the Ladies of the Ice2011TV MovieHerself
Be Good Johnny Weir2010TV SeriesHerself
BSTV2005TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Squares2001-2004TV SeriesHerself
The Teen Choice Awards 20032003TV SpecialHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside Edition2014-2015TV Series documentaryHerself
The Insider2014TV SeriesHerelf

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#Quote
1You're the ones I'm skating for.
2"I'll be on a plane or something saying, 'Oh, my gosh, can you believe it?' I have to think about it to really realize it's happened." (On winning the Olympic Gold Medal)
3Over the years, God and St. Therese have kept me going no matter how bad things were.
4It used to be that I wanted to be taller. Once I made 5-foot-1, I was happy.
5"Every time I'm out there, I'm grateful. It's more of a feeling of just being lucky. And maybe that shows in my skating." (On having sucessful hip surgery, which prevented a career ending injury)
6I can't even imagine what it's like and right now I'm like in shock, I can't believe that I'm Olympic Champion.
7I didn't think I'd become an actress after the Olympics, but then I did a little bit and I really enjoyed it.
8The sound of the blades on the ice in the morning is like smelling fresh coffee.

#Trademark
1Triple loop-triple loop

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