The Vancouver 2010 gold medallist said in a recent interview with CNN that she would decline the Trump administration's invitation if extended to her as a 2018 Olympian.
Vonn has suffered a catalog of injuries throughout her career. No, actually, I think every United States team member is invited, so no, I won't go.
Unfortunately for Vonn, it is now possible that geopolitical forces may prevent her from realizing her dream.
"I take the Olympics very seriously and what they mean and what they represent, what walking under our flag means in the opening ceremonies", she said.
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.
She continued, "I want to represent our country well". Instead, Vonn is looking to represent her fellow Americans.
Vonn previously visited the White House while Obama was in office. "No, I won't go".
"I have no interest in going". I am not standing by any of the policies that they're enforcing and things that they're doing.
Olympic free skier Gus Kenworthy and figure skaters Ashley Wagner, Nathan Chen and Adam Rippon have also publicly stated that they would not travel to the White House.
The Cleveland Cavaliers star forward LeBron James called the president a "bum" while the Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy went further, calling Trump an "asshole". "No, but I have to win to be invited". 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.