"My orientation is not a factor when I skate," says Jorik Hendrickx. The Winter Olympics are here, and LGBT fans are excited for Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy, the first two out American men competing in a Winter Games. But Jorik Hendrickx, the only male figure skater on Team Belgium, is also breaking new ice, er, ground: Pyeongchang marks his first Olympics as an out gay man. The 25-year-old from Turnhout, Antwerp, is a two-time national skating champion. He made his Olympic debut at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, placing 16th. Earlier this month, he came out in an interview with Zizo Belgium.
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