Sarah Burke
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"Sarah Jean Burke" was a Canadians/Canadian Freestyle skiing/freestyle skier who was a pioneer of the superpipe event. She was a four-time Winter X Games gold medallist, and won the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships 2005/world championship in the halfpipe in 2005. She successfully lobbied the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to have the event added to the Olympic program for the 2014 Winter Olympics. She was considered a medal favourite in the event. Burke died following a training accident in Utah.

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I'm going to stop competing and just film. And, of course, I'll be back next year.

For me it was pretty important to be here, and getting it started for more World Cups for our event. People are just starting to hear about us and just starting to get into it.