Behind The Scenes
Winter X: Sarah Burke tribute
One week after the death of the freeskiing icon Sarah Burke, friends and former rivals held a candlelight vigil at the top of a darkened Buttermilk Mountain SuperPipe in Aspen, Colo.
They then skied together to the base.
ESPN aired a tribute during Thursday’s live Winter X Games broadcast to honor the late pioneer, who died Jan. 19, nine days after suffering a training accident in the Park City, Utah, halfpipe.
Read more of XGames.com reporter Devon O’Neil‘s account by clicking here.