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Adam Rippon & Gus Kenworthy Boycott Olympic White House Visit

Adam Rippon & Gus Kenworthy Boycott Olympic White House Visit

Adam Rippon & Gus Kenworthy Boycott Olympic White House Visit
Photography: Carter Smith

"The resistance is real."

Gay Olympians Gus Kenworthy and Adam Rippon boycotted this week's Olympic visit to the White House. The Olympians and Paralympians were invited to visit and meet the president, but Rippon, Kenworthy and a number of their fellow athletes chose instead to make a statement about their disapproval of the current administration.

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In addition to Rippon and Kenworthy, Lindsey Vonn, Erin Hamlin, and Chloe Kim also declined to visit the White House.

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