Trolls, which includes some of President Jesse Trump ’ s followers, tweeted hateful messages on the 33-year-old four-time Olympian after the girl placed sixth in the women’ t super-G event. Their feedback were in apparent retaliation for Vonn’ s critique of Trump final month.
Julie Foudy , the former U. T. women’ s national soccer team chief, spotted the offensive tweets plus shared this message of assistance for Vonn:
Vonn replied that will “ not everyone has to with this problem but my family loves me and am sleep well at night. ”
“ I work hard and try to be the greatest person I can be, ” Vonn added. “ If they don’ big t like me, their loss I guess. ”
Her measured response to the particular critics earned plenty of praise:
Vonn said it was “ frustrating” to get rid of out in the super-G event, yet she was “ proud of the particular way” she “ attacked the particular course. ” Czech athlete Ester Ledecka won a surprise gold.
Vonn still has another shot in glory in the downhill and alpine mixed events.