And if she does, do not anticipate her to rejoice with President Donald Trump on the White Home.
“I hope to characterize the individuals of america, not the president,” she informed CNN. “I take the Olympics very critically and what they imply and what they symbolize, what strolling underneath our flag means within the Opening Ceremonies. And, you realize, I need to symbolize our nation nicely and I do not assume there are lots of people presently in our authorities that do this.”
When requested by CNN’s Christina Macfarlane if she would settle for an invite to the White Home ought to she win an Olympic medal, Vonn replied: “Completely not. Nope. However I’ve to win to be invited so – no, truly I feel each U.S. staff member is invited. So no, I will not go.”
In September, Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry doubled down on his stance that he wouldn’t be celebrating his staff’s NBA title with Trump on the White Home. Trump responded by saying that Curry’s invitation had been “withdrawn,” and the Warriors as a group later voted towards visiting the White Home altogether. Since Trump took workplace in January, members of championship-profitable groups together with the New England Patriots, Chicago Cubs and Clemson Tigers have visited him on the White Home, whereas the Warriors, NCAA males’s basketball champion North Carolina and NCAA ladies’s champion South Carolina have stated they might not be making the journey.
Vonn has visited the White Home up to now, as soon as in 2010 (in accordance with a Fb publish) and one other time in 2014 with then-boyfriend Tiger Woods to have fun the profitable 2013 U.S. Presidents Cup group.