Vonn told CNN: 'Well I hope to represent the people of the United States, not the president.
Vonn is slated to compete in her first Games since 2010 in Vancouver, where she gained fame by becoming the first American woman to win gold in the downhill event. However, under the Trump administration, the tradition of top athletes getting a visit with the President has become less consistent, with Steph Curry's refusal of his invitation leading to the Warriors planning a Trump-free visit to D.C. instead.
"I want to represent our country well".
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The 33-year-old Vonn is getting ready for the final act of a long and illustrious career.
A number of USA athletes have spoken out against Donald Trump during his presidency - and skier Lindsey Vonn has become the latest to have her say.
"I have no interest in going".
Rippon, a openly gay athlete and the 2016 US national champion, said he would refuse Trump's invitation as he feels athletes have a responsibility as role models. "But I have to win to be invited".
Olympic freeskier Gus Kenworthy and figure skaters Ashley Wagner, Nathan Chen and Adam Rippon have also said they would not travel to the White House. According to the Los Angeles Times, the Olympic Charter prohibits any kind of "demonstration or political, religious, or racial propaganda" in any Olympic venue or area.
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Google Maps introduces two-wheeler mode in India
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