ST MORITZ, Switzerland (WCMH) — American olympic skier Lindsey Vonn is working arduous to prepare for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.
Vonn, 33, says she’s proud to symbolize the American individuals, however in a dialog with CNN, she made her emotions clear about President Trump and his administration.
“Nicely I hope to characterize the individuals of america, not the president,” Vonn stated. “I take the Olympics very critically and what they imply and what they characterize, what strolling underneath our flag means within the Opening Ceremony… I need to symbolize our nation properly. I don’t assume that there are lots of people presently in our authorities that do this.”
Vonn was additionally requested if she would settle for an invite to the White Home if she Olympic Gold.
“Completely not,” Vonn stated. “No. However I’ve to win to be invited. No truly I feel each U.S. workforce member is invited so no I gained’t go.
Vonn’s downhill triumph within the Vancouver Video games in 2010 turned her into a worldwide star. Based on Forbes, she’s one of many world’s greatest-paid winter athletes with a internet value of about three million dollars.
Accidents have stored her out of Olympic competitors since then.
A number of different Winter Olympics rivals have additionally stated publicly that they gained’t go to the White Home in the event that they win the gold, together with free skier Gus Kenworthy and determine skaters Ashley Wagner, Nathan Chen and Adam Rippon.