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Monday, January 30,2012

What Happened at X Games

Emotions are always high at X Games, but this year’s competition was more powerful than others. Still in shock from the loss of defending halfpipe champion and industry icon Sarah Burke, skiers paid homage to Burke by dedicating their runs to her, flying pieces of “believe in Sarah” flair and speaking to how she would have wanted.

Thursday night, the entire show stopped to pay tribute to Sarah, and what she had done for the sport.  She was remembered as a driving force in getting women’s skiing to exist in the same field as men’s as well as a friend and mentor to a wide community of skiers.

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