Though Vonn traveled to the White House several times during Barack Obama's presidency, including a visit accompanying then-boyfriend Tiger Woods to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in 2014, do not expect her to accept Donald Trump's congratulations in-person after the 2018 games.
'I take the Olympics very seriously and what they mean and what they represent, what walking under our flag means in the opening ceremony.
U.S. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, one of the biggest names slated to compete in February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, took a shot at President Donald Trump when asked about her passion to compete for her country. "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".
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"I hope to represent the people of the United States, not the president", Vonn responded.
Skier Lindsey Vonn in Times Square, New York City, November 1.
But she has already revealed that she won't be accepting an invite to the White House, and went as far as to criticise Trump for how he represents America around the globe.
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In an era where professional sports, politics and social awareness have become inextricable from each other, many sportspeople have hit back at Trump. So therefore ain't no invite.
In September, he rescinded an invitation to the White House to Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry after Curry said he didn't want the team to visit following its National Basketball Association championship.
Away from the slopes, Vonn also appears willing to put her head above the parapet and speak out about USA politics.
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