Sarah Burke Seriously Injured in Crash

Canadian freestyle skier airlifted to ER

Jan 10, 2012
Outside Magazine

Sarah Burke, a four-time X-Games champion and a major figure in women's freestyle skiing, was seriously injured in a crash in Park City, Utah on Tuesday, according to news reports. Burke, a 29-year-old Whistler native, was airlifted to a hospital in Salt Lake City. The Vancouver Sun reports that medical staff inserted a breathing tube before Burke was transported. A spokesman for the Canadian Freestyle Association said that Burke's injuries were "very serious."

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