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  1. Canada appealing results in men's skicross, could see Leman bumped to goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    ... Olympic women's ski slopestyle champion Dara Howell and bronze medallist Kim Lamarre say the spirit of skier Sarah Burke was with them on the mountain. Burke died after a training accident in January 2012 at the age of 29. Leman finished fourth in ...

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  2. American Maddie Bowman wins gold in ski halfpipeAmerican Maddie...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... first Olympic freeski halfpipe medals were awarded on a night when many of the skiers wanted to honor the late Sarah Burke, the pioneering Canadian skier whose lobbying helped get the sport into the Games. Burke's husband, Rory Bushfield, and ...

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  3. Sarah Burke's ashes brought to SochiRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2014 | WHDH

    Canadian freestyle skiing head Peter Judge said that Sarah Burke's ashes were taken to Sochi and spread at the halfpipe course as the event made its Olympic debut, according to the Canadian Press' Donna Spencer.

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  4. Canada finishes 1-2 in Olympic women's skicrossRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... him," Canadian coach Eric Archer said. Zoricic died only two months after Canada's most famous freestyle star, Sarah Burke, lost her life from injuries suffered in a training accident on the halfpipe. The final on a foggy, drizzly day at Rosa Khutor ...

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  5. Ashes of ski icon Sarah Burke spread in SochiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2014 | CBS Sports

    The IOC raised the hackles of more than a few members of the freestyle skiing community -- particularly north of the border -- with its ruling that athletes in Sochi could not memorialize late Canadian freeskiing icon Sarah Burke with helmet stickers or other uniform tributes.

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  6. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | Daily Star

    ... in tribute to an athlete's brother who died before the games. It has also forbidden helmet sticker tributes to Sarah Burke, a Canadian freestyle skier who died in a training accident in 2012. A statement from Ukraine's national Olympic committee ...

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  7. Wise wins on halfpipe for another American goldRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... in the action sports, three of them gold. This one means a little more, given that it came in the sport the late Sarah Burke of Canada pushed hardest to include in the Olympics. Burke was the freeskiing star who died two years ago after a training ...

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  8. The concussion discussion and the science of safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | McGill Reporter

    Helmets have already gotten a fair bit of attention at the Sochi Games. Early on, there was controversy when the IOC ruled that athletes had to remove stickers and decals paying tribute to Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke, who died in a training accident two years ago, from their helmets, skis and snowboards.

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  9. Out of this world day for Riddle after Shatner tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | SLAM! Sports

    ... but his moment was bittersweet. One of his good friends and certainly his main inspiration as an athlete was Sarah Burke, the Canadian freestyle ski pioneer who successfully lobbied the IOC to have halfpipe including in the 2014 Olympics. "She ...

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  10. Olympic bosses DECLINE Ukraine's request to wear black armbands at Sochi OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... They rebuked Norway for allowing its Sochi competitors to wear stickers in memory of Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke, who died in an accident two years ago. A statement on the organization's website said: "Sharing deep pain over the loss of ...

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  11. Skier left legacy on Olympics before her deathRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | News Journal

    In this March 17, 2006, file photo, Sarah Burke of Canada jumps to a gold medal in the women's halfpipe freestyle skiing World Cup.

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  12. Reno's Wise wins on halfpipe for another American goldRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    ... by the end of the contest. Mike Riddle won silver for Canada, which has one of its all-time greats, the late Sarah Burke, to thank for shepherding this event into the Olympics. Kevin Rolland took bronze for France. The podium ended up much as ...

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  13. USA's Wise becomes first gold medalist in freestyle skiing halfpipeRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... in the action sports, three of them gold. This one means a little more, given that it came in the sport the late Sarah Burke of Canada pushed hardest to include in the Olympics. Burke was the freeskiing star who died two years ago after a training ...

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  14. David Wise wins on halfpipe for another American gold medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    ... by the end of the contest. Mike Riddle won silver for Canada, which has one of its all-time greats, the late Sarah Burke, to thank for shepherding this event into the Olympics. The podium ended up much as expected, with the top spot going to the ...

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  15. Canada wins pair of silvers TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... I had a chance." Ski halfpipe is making its Olympic debut in Sochi, thanks in part to the efforts of Canada's Sarah Burke, who died in a training accident in 2012. While Canada's freestyle ski team has exceeded expectations in Sochi, its short-track ...

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  16. Sarah Burke left lasting legacy on Olympics before deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | WTLV

    If Sarah Burke were here, she and Roz Groenewoud would stand at the top of the Olympic halfpipe and say 1-2, 1-2.

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  17. Rosalind Groenewoud dedicates Sochi Olympic efforts to Sarah BurkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | FansShare

    With the ski Sarah Burke was a four-time Winter X Games gold medalist and was the pioneer in getting the ski half-pipe included in the Sochi Winter Olympics.

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  18. Canadian roundup: Medal count at Sochi stands at 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... I had a chance." Ski halfpipe is making its Olympic debut in Sochi, thanks in part to the efforts of Canada's Sarah Burke, who died in a training accident in 2012. "I don't think we would be here without her," said Riddle. "Ski halfpipe has got to ...

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  19. David Wise celebrates after winning a gold medal in the men's ski halfpipe final Tuesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    ... by the end of the contest. Mike Riddle won silver for Canada, which has one of its all-time greats, the late Sarah Burke, to thank for shepherding this event into the Olympics. The podium ended up much as expected, with the top spot going to the ...

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  20. Riddle wins silver, honours BurkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | The Whitecourt Star

    ... skiing halfpipe into the Olympics but tragically didn't ever get to see it come to fruition. He was thinking of Sarah Burke, the taken-far-too-young star of the halfpipe. She, who has been on so many people in the freestyle community's minds this ...

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