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Sarah Burke Honored in Olympic Tribute Sarah Burke Honored in Olympic Tribute

Sarah Burke was honored in a touching Olympic tribute in Sochi on Thursday night. Burke was a ski pioneer, having pushed for freestyle competition, including the half pipe, at the Olympic level. She died in a ski accident two years …

Sarah Burke: IOC Can Ban Sticker, But Not Her Memory Sarah Burke: IOC Can Ban Sticker, But Not Her Memory

Sarah Burke, the freestyle skier who died in a halfpipe accident in 2012, has a fan club at the Olympics among what would have been her fellow competitors. However, the International Olympic Committee has stepped in and called the stickers …

Sarah Burke’s Memory Lives On Despite Sticker Ban Sarah Burke’s Memory Lives On Despite Sticker Ban

Torah Bright, an Australian snowboarder, was banned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from wearing a memorial sticker of her friend’s name on her helmet during competition. The sticker was worn to honor Canadian skier, Sarah Burke, who died while …

Sarah Burke Memorial Stickers Banned By IOC Sarah Burke Memorial Stickers Banned By IOC

The International Olympic Committee is remaining firm in their decision to ban the athletes from wearing the Sarah Burke memorial stickers during the Olympic games. Burke, a Canadian freestyle skier, was killed two years ago, in January 2012, after sustaining …

Twitter: Sarah Burke’s Legacy Lives On Twitter: Sarah Burke’s Legacy Lives On

Sarah Burke, famed skier and six-time X Games gold medalist, passed away Thursday due to injuries sustained during a skiing accident. Her obituary states that she was the first female freeskier and that she successfully lobbied the Winter X Games …