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Sarah Burke Foundation launches

Nearly a year after her death, a foundation forms in Sarah Burke's honor

Originally Published: January 8, 2013
By Olivia Dwyer | XGames.com

Nearly a year after Sarah Burke's death, a nonprofit has been established to support the causes that were most important to the freeskier, who died on Jan. 19, 2012 from injuries sustained in a fall during a halfpipe training run. The Sarah Burke Foundation, which officially launched on Tuesday, will celebrate Sarah by offering grants to aspiring winter sports athletes and raising money for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

"When we all found out what was happening and we ...

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