National Public Radio http://kplu.org en Canadian ski pioneer Sarah Burke dies after practice injury http://kplu.org/post/canadian-ski-pioneer-sarah-burke-dies-after-practice-injury <p>Freestyle skiing pioneer Sarah Burke died this morning at the University of Utah Medical Center from injuries suffered nine days ago while practicing the sport she championed.</p><blockquote><p>&quot;Sarah passed away peacefully surrounded by those she loved,&quot; says a statement from the medical center. &quot;In accordance with Sarah&#39;s wishes, her organs and tissues were donated to save the lives of others.&quot;</p></blockquote><p> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 22:45:46 +0000 National Public Radio 3821 at http://kplu.org Canadian ski pioneer Sarah Burke dies after practice injury