Lindsey Vonn unafraid to mix sport and politics as Olympics near

Lindsey Vonn of the United States clears a gate during the women's slalom of the combination race at the Alpine skiing World Cup, in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Lindsey Vonn of the United States clears a gate during the women’s slalom of the combination race at the Alpine skiing World Cup, in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)

By GRAHAM DUNBAR

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland — Lindsey Vonn says she won’t stop expressing her political views, though her main goal is regaining her Olympic downhill title.

The ski star and Minnesota native told CNN in an interview that aired Thursday she would “absolutely not” visit the White House if the United States Olympic team gets a traditional post-games invitation.

Lindsey Vonn poses with her alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G discipline trophy, at the World Cup finals in Meribel, France on March 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
Lindsey Vonn poses with her alpine ski, women’s World Cup super-G discipline trophy, at the World Cup finals in Meribel, France on March 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

“I was asked my opinion and I gave it,” Vonn told reporters Friday at…

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