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Burke's accident leaves questions

How do you get back into the halfpipe after someone like Sarah Burke has gone down? Gretchen Bleiler reflects

Updated: January 14, 2012, 5:49 PM ET
By Gretchen Bleiler

Our action sports world is again in shock. One of freestyle skiing's top women, Sarah Burke, remains in critical condition after a fall while training in Park City a few days ago. As pro snowboarders, skiers, etc., we all know that what we do is risky. But when accidents produce results like this we're left praying and asking ourselves questions.

Is this worth it? Why did this happen? What are we doing?

I've watched Sarah Burke from afar for a long time now. We're about ...

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