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Olympic Figure Skater Tara Lipinski is Engaged – See Her Gorgeous Ring!

Tara Lipinski is engaged to Todd Kapostasy.Tara Lipinski is engaged to Todd Kapostasy. Credit: courtesy of Tara Lipinski/Instagram

Tara Lipinski is engaged, her proposal story couldn’t be any cuter, and her ring couldn’t be any more stunning!

The former Olympic gold medal winning figure skater and boyfriend, Fox Sports producer Todd Kapostasy, got engaged on Monday, December 21 and shared the news with a series of celebratory photos on Instagram Tuesday.

“My life changed forever last night. I feel so lucky that I get to spend the rest of my life loving my best friend and love of my life,” Lipinski captioned the first image she shared. With her arm wrapped around Kapostasy’s neck we see a glimpse of her gorgeous engagement ring. “I’ve had many monumental happy days in my life but this by far is my happiest. I love you @toddkap”

But the real star of the story is not the Olympian herself, but how her fiance proposed with that ring! In another image shared by Lipinski on her Instagram, she explains the careful plotting that went on behind the scenes for Kapostasy to pop the question in the most personalized and romantic of ways.

“Here’s how it happened…Todd knows I love holiday window displays so after a beautiful dinner and on our way for a drink @theplazahotel he said there was window there he thought I’d like to see…” Of course, this was no ordinary window because this was no ordinary girl and no ordinary night!

“He somehow convinced the hotel to let him take one of their displays over and this painting of him proposing to me in front of my home in California was inside. By the time I turned to him he was on one knee…this is one surprise and Christmas that I will never forget.”

The love felt by the couple after their engagement wasn’t just shared via Lipinski either. Kapostasy had plenty of sweet words to say about his new fiance, writing, “I’ve never been more happy in my entire life then when @taralipinskisaid yes to marrying me last night.”

The future groom continued with the sentimental speech writing, “She’s the most beautiful, passionate, talented, and loyal person I’ve ever met, and I’m the luckiest guy on the planet right now. #TNT”

Early Wednesday morning Kapostasy added details of the couple’s “little serendipitous love story” to the mix, letting fans know how they first met by chance less than a year ago.

With another photo of the two kissing, and showing off Lipinski’s diamond ring front and center, Kapostasy wrote,”7 months ago I was fortunate enough to be presented with a Sports Emmy award. Of the 45+ Emmys given out that night, @taralipinski happened to hand me mine. I didn’t think much of it – aside from the fact she that she looked great in her blue dress.”

“The next day I discovered that my Aunt had become friends with Tara while covering the Olympics a few years back. It took a little convincing, but @cjansing eventually agreed to introduce us. I’d imagine there are a thousand things that had to happen to get us on that stage together back in May. Crazy how life works.”

Crazy, indeed! But we are so happy that these two found love! Congratulations to the “serendipitous” duo, Tara Lipinski and Todd Kapostasy on your beautiful NYC engagement!

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Kaitlin Jones
Kaitlin Jones
Kaitlin is an online news writer at The Knot covering viral wedding news. She has a Bachelor’s in English from Plymouth State University. Kaitlin has a passion for news writing and all things Disney.