Eighteen years ago, at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, US figure skater Tara Lipinski captured a gold medal in the ladies’ singles competition and, with it, the hearts of fans all over the world.
At the time of her Olympic victory, Lipinski was just 15 years old.
Fun Fact: 1998 American figure skater Tara Lipinski is the youngest gold-medalist Winter Olympics in Nagano,Japan. pic.twitter.com/lP7jCHP7Sq
— Moxie Trades (@MoxieTrades) February 20, 2016
Now, Lipinski is back at the Olympics once again, this time as acommentator for NBC.
The 34-year-old is currently attending her second Olympic games as a commentator and analyst, first debuting in 2014 at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
In 1998, this Philadelphia native was a skinny, little girl who skated flawlessly and edged the competition. Since then, she’s grown into a standout television personality and a gorgeous social media star.
Tara Lipinski first caught our attention in 1998, and here’s a closer look at how she’s doing it all over again in 2016.