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."

"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
(Johann Wall)


"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
(Johann Wall)


"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
(Johann Wall)


"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
(Johann Wall)


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

Skier Sarah Burke
(Johann Wall)


"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."

Skier Sarah Burke
(Johann Wall)

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