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Brett Favre Wants Athlete Who Threatened To Burn Flag Banned From Olympics: “She should be banned, to say that is such a slap in our country’s face”

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Brett Favre ripped BMX Freestyle rider Chelsea Wolfe, who said last year in a social media post that her goal was to win an Olympic medal “so I can burn a US flag on the podium.” Wolfe recently qualified as an alternate for the Olympics. She identifies as transgneder.

Favre cut to the chase and said she should be banned from the Olympics. “She should be banned,” Favre said. “I wouldn’t have her participate in my Olympics, go participate for somebody else. To say that is such a slap in our country’s face.”

“I can’t believe this person can be allowed to participate for our country. Brett Favre also expressed displeasure with trans weightlifter Laurel Hubbard.  “It’s a man competing as a woman,” Favre said. “That’s unfair. It’s not fair for a man, even if this person wants to be a woman or feels compelled — if you want to become the opposite sex, that’s fine.”

He continued: “I got no problem with it. But you can’t compete against — males cannot compete against females. If I was a true female — I can’t believe I’m saying that — and I was competing in weightlifting and lost to this person, I would be beside myself,” Favre added.

Fox News reported: “BMX Freestyle rider Chelsea Wolfe, who qualified as an alternate to represent the U.S. at this year’s summer Olympics in Tokyo, said last year that her goal was to win an Olympic medal “so I can burn a US flag on the podium.”

“My goal is to win the Olympics so I can burn a US flag on the podium. This is what they focus on during a pandemic. Hurting trans children,” Wolfe wrote on Facebook on March 25, 2020, along with a link to a PinkNews story about the Trump administration’s stance on transgender girls in female athletics.

Wolfe identifies as a transgender woman.

Wolfe told Fox News that the post, which has since been deleted, doesn’t mean she doesn’t care about her home country.

“Anyone who thinks that I don’t care about the United States is sorely mistaken,” Wolfe told Fox News. “One of the reasons why I work so hard to represent the United States in international competition is to show the world that this country has morals and values, that it’s not all of the bad things that we’re known for.

I take a stand against fascism because I care about this country and I’m not going to let it fall into the hands of fascists after so many people have fought and sacrificed to prevent fascism from taking hold abroad. As a citizen who wants to be proud of my home country, I’m sure as hell not going to let it take hold here.”

“I am grateful and humbled by the kindness and support that has been given to me by so many New Zealanders,” Hubbard said in a statement after making the team.

She added: When I broke my arm at the Commonwealth Games three years ago, I was advised that my sporting career had likely reached its end.

“But your support, your encouragement, and your aroha (love) carried me through the darkness,” Hubbard said in a statement after making the team.

“The last eighteen months has shown us all that there is strength in kinship, in community, and in working together towards a common purpose.

“The mana of the silver fern comes from all of you and I will wear it with pride.”