Laura Bush joined Cherie Blair in Turin, Italy for the start of the 2006 Winter Olympics. Laura traveled with members of the U.S. Presidential delegation (members pictured below) as she worked her way to the 2006 Olympic Games.
Former U.S. Olympic athletes, from left to right: Debi Thomas, Eric Heiden, Herschel Walker, Dorothy Hamill, and Kerri Strug; listen as U.S. first lady Laura Bush speaks to U.S. troops at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Friday, Feb. 10, 2006. First lady Laura Bush will continue to Turin where she will attend the Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Dorothy Hamill and Kerri Strug also appeared at the Republican National Convention in 2004.