Life Of Canadian Skier Sarah Burke

Winter X Games Day 2
Winter X Games Day 2
ASPEN, CO - JANUARY 25: Sarah Burke of Whistler, BC, Canada takes a practice run before going on to win the Women's Skiing Superpipe at the Winter X Games Twelve on Buttermilk Mountain on January 25, 2008 in Aspen, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
FIS World Cup Freestyle - Inawashiro Day 1
FIS World Cup Freestyle - Inawashiro Day 1
INAWASHIRO, JAPAN - FEBRUARY 15: Matthew Hayward of Canada and Sarah Burke of Canada, 1st place winners of Men's and Ladies Halfpipe respectively, of 2008 Freestyle FIS World Cup in Inawashiro pose at Alts Bandai on February 15, 2008 in Inawashiro, Fukushima, Japan. (Photo by Junko Kimura/Getty Images)
Women's Sports Foundation Presents "The Billies" - Arrivals
Women's Sports Foundation Presents "The Billies" - Arrivals
arrives at Women's Sports Foundation's "Billie Awards" held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 15, 2008 in Beverly Hills, California.
Women's Sports Foundation Presents "The Billies" - Show
Women's Sports Foundation Presents "The Billies" - Show
onstage during the Women's Sports Foundation's "Billie Awards" held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 15, 2008 in Beverly Hills, California.
Winter X Games 13 Preview
Winter X Games 13 Preview
Winter X Games 13 on Buttermilk Mountain on January 21, 2008 in Aspen, Colorado.
Winter X Games Day 2
Winter X Games Day 2
Winter X Games 13 on Buttermilk Mountain on January 23, 2009 in Aspen, Colorado.
Winter X Games Day 2
Winter X Games Day 2
ASPEN, CO - JANUARY 23: Sarah Burke participates in the Women's Skiing Superpipe Final on her way to winning the gold during Winter X Games 13 at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado. (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)
Canadian Sarah Burke competes during wom
Canadian Sarah Burke competes during wom
Canadian Sarah Burke competes during women's Ski Superpipe final of the European Winter X-Games, on March 18, 2011 in the French Alps ski resort of Tignes. Burke won the event. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)
A TV reporter videotapes Canadian Sarah
A TV reporter videotapes Canadian Sarah
A TV reporter videotapes Canadian Sarah Burke (R) as she competes during the Ladies' freestyle skiing halfpipe final as part of the FIS free style World Cup on March 20, 2011 in the French ski resort of La Plagne. Burke won the event. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup - Men and Women's Half Pipe
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup - Men and Women's Half Pipe
LA PLAGNE, FRANCE - MARCH 20: (FRANCE OUT) Sarah Burke of Canada takes 1st place during the FIS Freestyle World Cup Men's and Women's Halfpipe on March 20, 2011 in La Plagne, France. (Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup - Men and Women's Half Pipe
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup - Men and Women's Half Pipe
LA PLAGNE, FRANCE - MARCH 20: (FRANCE OUT) Sarah Burke of Canada takes 1st place during the FIS Freestyle World Cup Men's and Women's Halfpipe on March 20, 2011 in La Plagne, France. (Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup - Men and Women's Half Pipe
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup - Men and Women's Half Pipe
LA PLAGNE, FRANCE - MARCH 20: (FRANCE OUT) Sarah Burke of Canada takes 1st place during the FIS Freestyle World Cup Men's and Women's Halfpipe on March 20, 2011 in La Plagne, France. (Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup - Men and Women's Half Pipe
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup - Men and Women's Half Pipe
LA PLAGNE, FRANCE - MARCH 20: (FRANCE OUT) Sarah Burke of Canada takes 1st place during the FIS Freestyle World Cup Men's and Women's Halfpipe on March 20, 2011 in La Plagne, France. (Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup - Men and Women's Half Pipe
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup - Men and Women's Half Pipe
LA PLAGNE, FRANCE - MARCH 20: (FRANCE OUT) Sarah Burke of Canada takes 1st place during the FIS Freestyle World Cup Men's and Women's Halfpipe on March 20, 2011 in La Plagne, France. (Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup - Men and Women's Half Pipe
FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup - Men and Women's Half Pipe
LA PLAGNE, FRANCE - MARCH 20: (FRANCE OUT) Sarah Burke of Canada takes 1st place, Devin Logan of USA takes 2nd place, Virginie Faivre of Switzerland takes 3rd place during the FIS Freestyle World Cup Men's and Women's Halfpipe on March 20, 2011 in La Plagne, France. (Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
Canadian Sarah Burke jubilates on the po
Canadian Sarah Burke jubilates on the po
Canadian Sarah Burke jubilates on the podium after winning the men's freestyle superpipe World Cup, and the Globe de Cristal 2011, on March 20, 2011, in La Plagne, French Alps. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)
Canada's Sarah Burke competes during Fre
Canada's Sarah Burke competes during Fre
Canada's Sarah Burke competes during French women's freestyle superpipe World Cup, and the Globe de Cristal 2011, on March 20, 2011, in La Plagne, French Alps. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)
Canadian Sarah Burke (C) flanked by Cana
Canadian Sarah Burke (C) flanked by Cana
Canadian Sarah Burke (C) flanked by Canadian Rosalind Groenewoud (L) and Swiss Virginie Faivre (R) jubilates on the podium after winning the women's freestyle superpipe World Cup, and the Globe de Cristal 2011, on March 20, 2011, in La Plagne, French Alps. Burke placed second and Faivre third. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)
The 2011 ESPY Awards - Arrivals
The 2011 ESPY Awards - Arrivals
arrives at The 2011 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
The 2011 ESPY Awards - Arrivals
The 2011 ESPY Awards - Arrivals
arrives at The 2011 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
The 27th Annual Salute to Women in Sports Awards Dinner
The 27th Annual Salute to Women in Sports Awards Dinner
Sarah Burke during The 27th Annual Salute to Women in Sports Awards Dinner at Wadorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by M. Von Holden/Getty Images)
32nd Annual Salute To Women In Sports - Inside
32nd Annual Salute To Women In Sports - Inside
attends the 32nd Annual Salute To Women In Sports Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on October 19, 2011 in New York City.
32nd Annual Salute To Women In Sports - Inside
32nd Annual Salute To Women In Sports - Inside
attends the 32nd Annual Salute To Women In Sports Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on October 19, 2011 in New York City.
Men's and Women's FIS Freestyle World Cup Halfpipe Finals
Men's and Women's FIS Freestyle World Cup Halfpipe Finals
halfpipe finals of the FIS Freestyle World Cup at the VISA US Freeskiing Grand Prix on December 9, 2011 in Copper Mountain, Colorado.
Men's and Women's FIS Freestyle World Cup Halfpipe Finals
Men's and Women's FIS Freestyle World Cup Halfpipe Finals
halfpipe finals of the FIS Freestyle World Cup at the VISA US Freeskiing Grand Prix on December 9, 2011 in Copper Mountain, Colorado.
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