Lindsey Vonn Says She Won’t Be Representing Trump at Olympics

She will be representing the people of the United States.

Lindsey Vonn
Lindsey Vonn of USA competes during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Downhill on December 2, 2017 in Lake Louise, Canada. (Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn is the latest athlete to speak out against Donald Trump’s presidency. Speaking about February’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Vonn said she hopes to “represent the people of the United States, not the president.” She also said that if she wins a gold at Pyeongchang, she would not accept an invitation to the White House. This will be the skiers first Games since Vancouver 2010, when she won the downhill competition and became one of the world’s best-paid winter athletes.

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