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Olympians Vonn, White, Wescott grace Wheaties box

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- U.S. Olympic gold medalists Lindsey Vonn, Shaun White and Seth Wescott are the latest athletes to grace the Wheaties box.

Minnesota-based General Mills Inc. says the three Olympians will each get their own orange cereal box. Vonn will be the first female alpine skier to appear, and White and Wescott will be the first snowboard and snowboard cross athletes to earn the coveted spot.

Vonn, a native of Burnsville, Minn., posted a picture of herself with her Wheaties box on her Facebook page Thursday morning. She wrote that it was an honor to be included.

Separately, Vonn's sponsor Red Bull announced that her image would appear on limited-edition six-packs of the energy drink.

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