Tara Lipinski: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Husband, Net Worth, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Children, Siblings, Profession, Achievements, Education: Tara Lipinski is an American sports commentator, actress, and former competitive figure skater. She was born on born June 10, 1982, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Tara is a two-time Champions Series Final champion. Along with that, she is also the 1998 Olympic champion, the 1997 world champion, and the 1997 U.S. national champion. Until 2019, she was the youngest skater to win a U.S. Nationals. Also, she is the first woman to complete a triple loop-triple loop combination, her signature jump, in competition.
Tara Lipinski Early Life
Tara Lipinski was born on June 10, 1982, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is the only child of her parents. Her father Jack Lipinski was an oil executive and lawyer. She spent her early childhood years in Sewell, New Jersey. At the age of two, while watching the 1984 Summer Olympics she stood on a Tupperware bowl and pretended to be a gold medalist. Tara began roller skating at the age of three. At the age of nine, she became a national champion in her age group. Tara took lessons at the University of Delaware when she exclusively switched to figure skating. In 1991, her family moved to Sugar Land, Texas near Houston due to his father’s job promotion. In 1995, Tara and her mother moved to Bloomfield, Michigan to train with coach Richard Callaghan at the Detroit Skating Club.
Tara Lipinski Career
In 1994, Tara earned a silver medal in the novice women’s division at the 1994 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. She became the youngest athlete to win a gold medal at the 1994 U.S. Olympic Festival at the age of 12. In 1997, she became the youngest skater to win a U.S. Nationals title at the age of 14 with her signature triple loop-triple loop combination. She also won the 1997 World Figure Skating Championships and became the youngest female skater to win the World Championships. Tara was ranked as the fourth best-ranked female figure skater in the world coming into the Champion Series Final. She was the sixth American woman to win an Olympic gold medal and the youngest Olympic gold medalist in figure skating history.
Tara began commentating for Universal Sports in 2010 and transitioned to NBC and NBC Sports in 2011, where she covered almost every international figure skating competition broadcast by the network. She also became a special correspondent for Extra and covered skating for WDIV in Detroit and WHDH in Boston. Tara and Weir were hired by NBC’s Access Hollywood in 2014, to analyze fashion during the red carpet at the Oscars. Her broadcasting influences were Peggy Fleming, Dick Button, and Scott Hamilton; she listened to tapes of Hamilton’s past broadcasts to learn how to commentate. She called her broadcasting career her “second dream”.
Tara Lipinski Personal Life
Tara is a Catholic. She has had a devotion to St. Therese of Lisieux since 1994. Lipinski credited St. Therese for her Olympic win in 1998 and the recovery from her hip surgery in 2000. She would also place a statue of the saint on the boards before every competition. She also won the ‘Kids’ Choice Award’ for her favourite female athlete. After two years of dating, Tara married sports producer Todd Kapostasy in June 2017. They met in May 2015, when Lipinski presented Kapostasy an award at the Sports Emmys.
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Tara’s Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth
|Real Name||Tara Kristen Lipinski|
|Profession||Sports Commentator, Former figure skater, and actor|
|Height (approx.)||centimeters– 157 cm
meters– 1.57 m
feet inches– 5’ 2”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 46 kg
in pounds– 101 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||Not Known|
|Date of Birth||June 10, 1982|
|Age (as in 2018)||39 Years|
|Birth Place||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|College/University||University of Delaware|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Parents||Father: Jack Lipinski
Mother: Patricia Lipinski
|Net Worth||Not Known|
Some lesser-known facts about Tara Lipinski
- In competition, Tara is the first woman to complete a triple loop-triple loop combination, her signature jump.
- At the age of nine, she became a national champion in her age group.
- She also won the ‘Kids’ Choice Award’ for her favourite female athlete.
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