Lindsey Vonn is experiencing plane issues en route to the PyeongChang Olympics.
After a drastic flight delay resulting in 24 hours of travel, the United States’ skiing superstar has finally touched down in PyeongChang!
U.S. Olympic Skiing Star Lindsey Vonn’s plans to get to South Korea in time for Friday’s Opening Ceremony hit a roadblock on Wednesday due to documentation and plane issues, she said on Twitter.
Vonn, one of the most recognizable athletes in the U.S. Olympic delegation, was set to take off on a Lufthansa flight bound for PyeongChang on Wednesday morning, but the plane de-boarded, and she was still uncertain of her travel plans by mid-afternoon.
Flight times from the U.S. to South Korea begin at roughly 12 hours.
Vonn won a gold medal in downhill skiing at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
A knee injury prevented her from competing in Sochi four years ago.
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