Chloe Esposito announced in late January that a “wonderful, unexpected surprise” had occurred and that she wouldn’t be able to defend her modern pentathlon title at the Tokyo Olympics. “My husband, Matt Cooper, and I are bringing a mini Cooper into this world in August,” Esposito said on social media. Less than two months later, on March 24 to be exact, Esposito and thousands of other Olympic athletes learned that the Tokyo Games would be postponed by a year until July 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Skate America, the first figure skating Grand Prix event, airs on TV on NBC and NBCSN and streams live on Peacock Premium.
Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon is the co-creator of a figure skating-themed comedy series in development, according to NBC Entertainment.