Sarah Burke, Olympic hopeful freestyle skier, dies from injury trauma

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Canadian freestyle skiing star, Sarah Burke died on Thursday, due to trauma sustained during a halfpipe training run on January 10 in Park City, UT. With family and friends bedside, she was pronounced dead by medical staff at the University of Utah hospital. On the 22’ high halfpipe last week, Burke severely injured herself while practicing a relatively simple 540 “flat spin” – a trick she has performed hundreds of times. However, this day, while coming out of the maneuver, she bounced off the icy bowl and awkwardly struck her head. “It was more the freak nature of how she landed,” said the Canadian Freestyle Team’s CEO Peter Judge in an AP…

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