Found January 19, 2012 on Online Sports Guys:
Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke has died from injuries sustained in the superpipe accident at the Park City, Utah resort she was practicing in last week.Burke had been in a medically-induced coma and in critical condition since hitting her head in a fall at the superpipe at Park City Mountain Resort on January 10th.Here's Burke winning the XGames-15 skiing event in the superpipe...((HT: ESPN/XGames))More when we know more...1600 UPDATE: Amy Donaldson of the Deseret News has the following statement from the Canadian Freestyle Skiing Association..."What defines Sarah now is what has always defined her," said Canadian Freestyle Ski Association CEO Peter Judge. "She was always very gregarious, very outgoing and popular with those around her. She is very giving in terms of her time, especially in the sport."Burke's family released the following statement regarding her passing at 9:22AM local time:"The family expresses their heartfelt gratitude for th...
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