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Her parents hired a man to travel to the '98 Olympics with Tara, just so he could sharpen her blades on her skates whenever she needed them sharpening.

Youngest World Champion ever in women's figure skating.

Was born at 11:18 am.

She keeps all of her old skating costumes

Her parents are Polish.

Graduated from River Oaks Academy, a Houston, TX high school, on 18 May 2000.

Has toured with "Stars on Ice" since 1998.

Is best friends with 1999 US National Bronze Medalist, Angela Nikodinov, and 2000 US Ice Dance Silver Medalist, Jamie Silverstein.

Her car licence plate reads: "98GOLD".

First women to ever land the triple loop/triple loop combination in competition.

Her favorite store is "Bebe". They made her dress for the 1999 Daytime Emmys, where she presented the award for Best Game Show.

Won the 1999 and 2000 Kids Choice Award (Nickelodeon) for best athlete, but was there to accept the award in 1999 only.

Was voted Choice Female Athlete at the 1999 Teen Choice Awards.

Has presented at the Grammies (1998) and was invited again in 1999, but was unable to go due to scheduling conflicts.

Underwent right hip surgery to repair a soft tissue injury in Sept. 2000.

Her cameo scene in Vanilla Sky (2001) was cut.

Was a judge for the Miss Teen USA Pagent in 1998

Has a snow-globe with a figurine of her inside from Hallmark

Had an apartment in Soho over the summer

Is building a house on Kiawah Island, by Charleston, SC

Bronze, 1996 U.S. Nationals

15th, 1996 Worlds

All four of her grandparents were born in Poland (mother's parents near to Zakopane and father's near to Warsaw).

Performed with Justin Timberlake, Seth Green, Wilmer Valderrama and Verne Troyer in a skit that spoofed American Idol (2002) at the 2002 Teen Choice Awards.

March 1, 1998 was declared Tara Lipinski Day in Houston, Texas.

She was a roller-skating champion before she began ice-skating.

When Tara was nine years old she moved to Sugar Land, Texas and now considers Sugar Land home.

She is currently working on a screenplay with Ashley Jones, her The Young and the Restless (1973) co-star. [May 2004]

Will appear in a episode of What's New, Scooby-Doo? (2002) as "Camp Counselor Grey". [August 2004]

She is currently filming scenes in Alpha Dog (2006) (Note: she did not appear in Alpha Dog) and will appear in an episode of Still Standing (2002). [February 2005]

(June 24, 2017) Married her boyfriend of 2 years Todd Kapostasy in a romantic outdoor ceremony in Charleston, South Carolina, following a 18-month-long engagement. The couple, who held a joint bachelor/bachelorette celebration in Mexico, met in 2015 at the Sports Emmy Awards, when she presented Kapostasy with a trophy.