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Lindsey Vonn Responds To The Trump Supporters That Are Bashing Her

Lindsey Vonn cries during interview.

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Lindsey Vonn's Winter Olympics aren't over yet, but they certainly didn't get off to the best start. The United States skier had a rough debut.

The star American made her debut on Friday night. She competed in the super-G.

Vonn was the first skier to go and got off to a decent start. However, she stumbled a bit toward the end of the course and ended up finishing off the podium.

While Vonn is an American, her struggles were a happy sight to some people in the United States - heavy President Trump supporters. Vonn had been critical of the president prior to the Winter Olympics, saying she definitely would not be visiting the White House after them.

“Absolutely not. Nope. I have to win to be invited so – no, actually I think every US team member is invited. So, no, I won’t go,” she told CNN.

Vonn's Twitter account was a heavy target following her poor showing on Friday. She has since responded.

"Not everyone has to like me but my family loves me and I sleep well at night. I work hard and try to be the best person I can be. If they don’t like me their loss I guess..." she wrote on Twitter.

Vonn has a couple of more chances to get on the podium. Her Winter Olympics aren't over.

The 33-year-old skier is set to go in downhill event on Tuesday. She'll run in the combined event on Thursday.