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  • Skier Sarah Burke

    "I've wanted to compete in the Olympics since I was a kid, when I didn't even know what sport I wanted to compete in."

  • Skier Sarah Burke

    "The bottom line is that it looks like superpipe is going to be in the Olympics, and I'll just keep focusing on 2014."

  • Skier Sarah Burke

    "There are so many sports in the Olympics that are slowly—and sadly, for the people who enjoy them—winding down. I think they need to bring in some new stuff that kids want to do."

  • Skier Sarah Burke

    "Last year was just an off year. Having to go from always making the podium to barely making the finals was really disappointing."

  • Skier Sarah Burke

    "I'm coming off shoulder surgery now. When I'm cleared to take hits on January 1, though, it's 110 percent."

  • Skier Sarah Burke

    "I like the pressure, and I've always had a talent for dialing things in quickly."

  • Skier Sarah Burke

    "I learned a backside flair [a backflip with a 180-degree rotation] the day before the X Games and then competed with it, so I'm sure I'll come up with something new."

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