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Canadian skier Sarah Burke dies from injuries sustained in superpipe accident

Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke died Thursday, nine days after crashing at the bottom of the superpipe during a training run in Utah.

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March 12, 2008: - In this photo, Sarah Burke, of Canada, celebrates on the podium after winning the women's halfpipe freestyle title at the World Cup finals in Valmalenco, Italy. 

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Jan. 29, 2010: In this file photo, Sarah Burke of Canada, competes during the women's skiing superpipe final round at the Winter X Games at Buttermilk Mountain outside Aspen, Colo.

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Jan. 28, 2010: In this photo, Sarah Burke, of Canada, reacts after failing to place in the top-three finishers in the slopestyle skiing women's final at the Winter X Games at Buttermilk Mountain outside Aspen, Colo. 

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Jan. 16, 2010: This photo shows Sarah Burke reacting after a run during the women';s ski halfpipe finals in Huntsville, Utah.

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Feb. 5, 2011: In this photo, Sarah Burke, of Canada, reacts after finishing her second run during the women's halfpipe finals at the freestyle skiing world championships in Park City, Utah.

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Feb. 5, 2011: In this photo, Sarah Burke of Canada makes her second run during the women's half pipe finals at the freestyle skiing world championships, in Park City, Utah.

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Oct. 15, 2007: In this photo, honoree Sarah Burke arrives at the Women's Sports Foundation's 28th Annual Salute to Women in Sports at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. 

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March 17, 2006:  In this photo, Sarah Burke of Canada, jumps to a gold medal in the women's halfpipe freestyle skiing World Cup event at Apex Mountain in Penticton, British Columbia. 

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March 12, 2008: In this photo, Sarah Burke, of Canada, celebrates on the podium after winning the women's halfpipe freestyle title at the World Cup finals in Valmalenco, Italy.

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Feb. 5, 2011: In this photo, Sarah Burke, of Canada, competes in the women's halfpipe finals at the freestyle skiing world championships in Park City, Utah. 

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Canadian skier Sarah Burke dies from injuries sustained in superpipe accident

Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke died Thursday, nine days after crashing at the bottom of the superpipe during a training run in Utah.

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