3 September 1982|
19 Januar 2012 (aged 29)|
Salt Lake City, Utah
|Spoose(s)||Rory Bushfield (2010-2012; her daith)|
Sarah Burke (September 3, 1982 – Januar 19, 2012) wis a Canadian freestyle skier who wis a pioneer o the superpipe event. She wis a fower-time Winter X Gemmes gowd medallist, an wan the warld championship in the halfpipe in 2005. She successfully lobbied the International Olympic Committee (IOC) tae hae the event addit tae the Olympic program for the 2014 Winter Olympics. She wis considered a medal favourite in the event. Burke died follaein a trainin accident in Utah.