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Sarah Burke Dead After Ski Crash, Canadian Olympic Committee Speaks [FULL STATEMENT]
on 01/19/12 AT 5:48 PM
The Canadian Olympic Committee mourned the loss of freeskiing pro Sarah Burke, who led the effort to add the sport to the Olympics.
Canadian Freestyle Skier Sarah Burke Dies at 29
By IBT Staff Reporter on 01/19/12 AT 5:23 PM
Top Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke, seen as an early Olympic gold medal favorite ahead of the 2014 games, died on Thursday from injuries sustained in a training accident in Utah last week, a family spokeswoman said.