In her words: Sherry McConkey

Two years after his death, Sherry McConkey talks about life with Shane

Originally Published: March 26, 2011
By Megan Michelson | ESPN Action Sports

When pro skier Shane McConkey died in a ski-BASE accident in Italy on March 26, 2009 -- two years ago this week -- he left behind a wife, Sherry, and their now five-year-old daughter, Ayla. I visited Sherry at her Squaw Valley, California, home to talk about what it was like being married to skiing's most talented funnyman and how she and Ayla are doing in Shane's absence. These are Sherry's words.

Shane and I got married in 2004 on the beach in Thailand. On our wedding day, I ...

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