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In Loving Memory of Sarah Burke

It is with a heavy heart that we say goodbye to one of the brightest stars in action sports, Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke. Sarah passed away on Thursday morning in the University of Utah Hospital, due to injuries sustained in an accident on the Eagle Superpipe at Park City Mountain Resort.

Sarah was an inspiration to many and a pioneer in womens snowsports, serving as muse and team rider for Roxy over the last six years. She was, and will continue to be known for her passion and commitment to the sport of skiing, breathing new life into a legacy that will remain with us for many years to come. If you would like to help her family during this time, please visit www.giveforward.com/SarahBurke to show support. – Jeanine Pesce

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  • Sarah was considered a pioneer in the sport of superpipe skiing, along with American Kristi Leskinen. The pair were frequent competitors, and often against male skiers. She was the first woman ever to land a jump with 1080-degree rotation. Such qualities made her the best female skier ever born. Unfortunately, we couldn’t see more from her but may God rest her soul in peace.

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