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Gus Kenworthy posts adorable throwback photos with Adam Rippon

Gus Kenworthy posts adorable throwback photos with Adam Rippon

Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy

Gus Kenworthy just posted the cutest throwback photos of himself and Adam Rippon at the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

It has been a full year since the pair made history together.

Kenworthy wrote in the caption to four photos: ‘One year ago today [Adam Rippon] and I became the first two openly gay American men to walk into the Opening Ceremonies at a Winter Olympics!’

Rippon responded with three smiling emojis, complete with love hearts floating around them.

During the Olympic Games, Rippon won a bronze medal as part of the figure skating team event. This made him the first openly gay US male athlete to win a medal in a Winter Olympics.

Kenworthy came in twelfth in the men’s ski slopestyle final. He went viral during the broadcast of the games when he kissed his boyfriend.

Gus Kenworthy and Adam Rippon: One year on

It’s been a whirlwind year for the pair since their Winter Olympic triumphs.

The pair boycotted an official visit to the White House, causing a huge stir in the US. They also kissed at the GLAAD media awards.

Adam Rippon won a human rights award, became OutSports person of the year and joined the cast of Will & Grace for a special cameo episode.

He then announced his retirement from professional skating.

While Gus Kenworthy picked up a nomination for a British LGBT award, helped a young gay man come out to his parents and will be joining the cast of American Horror Story.

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