I represent United States of America, not Donald Trump: Skiist hottie Lindsey Vonn

Annette Crawford
December 7, 2017

Vonn said she would even refuse an invitation to the White House if she wins in Pyeongchang.

Vonn, the gold medal victor from the downhill ski event at the Vancouver Games in 2010, told CNN's Alpine Edge that "a lot of people" in the current US government are not representing the country's people well.

Lindsey Vonn sat down with CNN to talk about the upcoming Winter Olympics which the United States may or may not end up sending athletes to for safety reasons. The 33-year-old seeks to overcome age, injuries, bad luck at the Olympics, and recent poor performances to reclaim the top spot on the podium in South Korea.

But that doesn't mean Vonn is willing to keep her opinions about Trump to herself, as she makes clear in the following conversation with CNN's Christina MacFarlane from St. Moritz, Switzerland.

"I want to represent our country well". "I don't think that there are a lot of people now in our government that do that".

"I have to win to be invited". Vonn adds that should she be invited to the White House with the squad or after earning a medal, she will not attend.

Vonn is hailed as America's best female ski racer.

Vonn has battled with a number of serious injuries throughout her career, including a knee injury in 2013 that kept her out of the 2014 Sochi Olympics. At that point, Vonn paused: "No, actually, I think every US team member is invited". She broke her arm a year ago and is still recovering from nerve damage.

Vonn endured an underwhelming start to the new season, crashing out of last week's opening downhill event at Lake Louise.

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