Sarah Burke Honored In Canada’s 2014 Sports Hall Of Fame

Posted By: The Ski Channel on April 23, 2014 4:16 pm

Freeskiing pioneer Sarah Burke will be honored in Canada’s 2014 Sports Hall of Fame. The late Sarah Burke was a world champion and four-time X-Games gold medalist in Women’s Ski Halfpipe. Sarah paved the way for the Women’s Freeski Halfpipe to be included in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Sarah passed away in a tragic halfpipe accident in 2012 but her legacy lives on as she will be honored forever in Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.

Sarah burke medal

Also honored in Canada’s 2014 Sports Hall of Fame include ski jumper Horst Bulau, cross-country skier Pierre Harvey, hockey player Geraldine Heaney, figure skater Elizabeth Manley and rugby player Gareth Rees, according to The Globe and Mail.

Check out The Ski Channel original online video series with Sarah Burke and Rory Bushfield, filmed before Sarah passed away in 2012.