"Absolutely not. Nope", said Vonn markedly when asked directly if she would accept an invite to meet President Donald Trump should she win Olympic gold in February at Pyeongchang, South Korea.
A knee operation from an injury suffered in 2013 caused her to miss the 2014 games, and Vonn has said that this will be the last Olympic cycle she'll participate in.
"Well I hope to represent the people of the United States, not the president", the Vail resident told CNN's Alpine Edge.
Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson said she will not go to the White House if the team is invited again after winning its fourth National Basketball Association title. It's clear that he wouldn't get 100% attendance.
"I want to represent our country well, and I don't think there are a lot of people in our government that do that."No actually I think every USA team member is invited so no I won't go.
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Targeting Olympic gold at February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Vonn is in St. Moritz, Switzerland, where she spoke passionately about what it means to compete for the U.S. ski team.
Lindsey Vonn in action in the Giant Slalom at the 2017 AUDI FIS Ski World Cup in Austria.
In May, for example, Vonn shared an article regarding Trump's decision to slash federal funding for the State Department's Office of Global Women's Issues on Twitter with the caption, "What is going on??!"
Golden State Warriors basketball star Stephen Curry earlier this year indicated he was reluctant to attend a White House reception for the NBA champions - prompting Trump to disinvite the team.