Skier Lindsey Vonn Refuses To Represent Trump At Olympics

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"Well, I hope to represent the people of the United States, not the president," said Lindsey Vonn, who is slated to compete in the Winter Olympics.

Close-up of Lindsey Vonn holding skies and waving

United States Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn shamelessly told the world she is not a fan of President Donald Trump.

As she’s set to compete in February’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, she took a golden opportunity to jab Trump during a CNN interview about the upcoming competition.

"Well, I hope to represent the people of the United States, not the president," Vonn said. "I take the Olympics very seriously and what they mean and what they represent, what walking under our flag means in the opening ceremony.”

“I want to represent our country well,” she continued. “And I don't think that there are a lot of people currently in our government that do that.”

Digging at Trump even deeper, Vonn also said she would not accept an invitation to the White House.

“Absolutely not. No," Vonn said. "But I have to win to be invited. No, actually I think every U.S. team member is invited. So, no, I won't go."

It does not appear that Trump has caught wind of Vonn’s interview just yet. However, it is likely that once he does, Vonn will be the target of one of his petulant Twitter tantrums just as other athletes, including Golden State Warriors star point guard Stephen Curry and Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch, recently were after they each gave Trump a metaphorical middle finger. 

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