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Vonn: I won't represent Trump at Winter Games

Vonn: I won't represent Trump at Winter Games

"I don't think that there are a lot of people now in our government that do that", added Vonn, 33, who is eyeing her second Olympic gold medal at the South Korea Games.

Vonn, who is in St. Moritz, Switzerland, gearing up for the Games, also said she wouldn't accept an invitation to the White House.

In comments made to CNN this week, the 2010 Olympic women's downhill champion said she won't be representing President Donald Trump at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, nor will she go to the White House if invited afterward.

"Absolutely not. No", Vonn said.

'I want to represent our country well.

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President Trump has not yet rescinded a potential White House invite to Vonn, as he did in September to Steph Curry after the Golden State Warriors basketball star expressed a lack of enthusiasm for such a visit.

Targeting Olympic gold at February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Vonn is in St. Moritz, Switzerland, where she spoke passionately about what it means to compete for the U.S. ski team.

"I have to win to be invited". Injuries prevented Vonn from competing in the 2014 Olympics, but she's hoping to get back onto the slopes this time around at the venerable (for high-level skiers) age of 33. No, actually I think every United States team member is invited so no, I won't go.

Skier Lindsey Vonn in Times Square, New York City, November 1. He has repeatedly criticized NFL players who have followed Colin Kaepernick's example by kneeling during the National Anthem, even going so far as to call for anyone who knelt to be "fired". She broke her arm previous year and is still recovering from nerve damage.


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