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  1. 6 tips for getting-and staying-in shape during the summer from star skier Diana AssalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | The Georgia Straight

    As a former professional freestyle skier, Dania Assaly knows what it takes to achieve peak physical fitness. Having skied on the Canadian halfpipe team with the late Sarah Burke, the Vancouver resident draws on her athletic background in her work as a personal trainer.

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  2. Top 10 People Who Tragically Died While Doing Their JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2012 | WatchMojo

    Sadly, there are various ways people have died at work: whether it was Marie Curie being poisoned by the very elements she discovered, actor Brandon Lee being accidentally shot on set, race car driver Ayrton Senna tragically crashing his car or Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke sustaining a fatal fall during practice, some of these famous deaths have resulted from dangerous professions, while others are actors who died during production. WatchMojo counts down ten people whose causes of death were directly related to their occupations.

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  3. The JP MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Pique News Magazine

    When JP Auclair and Andreas Fransson disappeared in an avalanche in South America in 2014 - along with the trauma into which it threw family and friends - came the single biggest blow yet to a freeskiing community still reeling from years of high-profile losses: Sarah Burke, Shane McConkey, Doug Coombs and other notables had all gone down within a decade, and losing two luminaries at the same time seemed particularly cruel, albeit entirely fathomable given the circumstance. With Auclair's passing, however, also went another slice of ski history.

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  4. Fernie skier wins two goldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | The Free Press

    ... difference," he said. "The hardest part about this sport is just a mental game." Heavey's biggest inspiration is Sarah Burke, freestyle skier and four-time Winter X Games gold medallist and half-pipe world champion in 2005. Heavey has completed many ...

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