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The Olympics and the Power of Stories for a Better Life

Lisa Dale Norton | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Dale Norton

Through their narratives, we found a connection to the super humans of the Olympics. They showed us how to persevere against odds, how to show respect, and if those in fierce competition with each other can show kindness, maybe we can learn to do the same.

Sarah Burke's Impact Felt In Sochi

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 02.20.2014 | Sports

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Sarah Burke's parents looked up the hill and saw the halfpipe workers making one last trip down in the formation of ...

Living Like a Champion

Nikki Stone | Posted 04.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

Today, your challenge is to ask yourself if you want to lead a life with no change and no excitement, or do you want to take the chance to find some excitement and exhilaration and really live? Do you want to look back on your life and have regrets for not living to your full potential?

Paying For Cancer Treatment for Children in America With a Car Wash, Bake Sale and Fish Fry

Wendell Potter | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Caroline's story is not unique. Tragedies like her's occur so often, in fact, that they rarely make the news anymore. But it is precisely because they are an everyday occurrence that health care reform was so urgently needed.

Sarah Burke Remembered At Winter X Games

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 03.27.2012 | Sports

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Holding white glow sticks above their heads, Sarah Burke's friends took a slow trip down a darkened halfpipe at the Winter X Gam...

Park City Vantage Point Puts Tragedy of American Health Care in Vivid Relief

Wendell Potter | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Had Sarah Burke's accident occurred in Canada, her family would not be having to come up with more than half a million dollars to pay for her care. Her care would have been covered because, unlike the U.S., Canada has a system of universal coverage.

Fans Helping To Pay Sarah Burke's Medical Bills

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.21.2012 | Sports

While the grief experienced by the family and friends of Sarah Burke must be consuming following the tragic death of the 29-year-old freestyle skier, ...

High-Flying Superstar Sarah Burke Dead at 29

Diana Nyad | Posted 03.21.2012 | Sports
Diana Nyad

After winning 4 X Games gold medals, Sarah was primed to fulfill her long-term vision and win Olympic gold in Sochi, Russia, 2014. That dream is not to be fulfilled.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 03.21.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Can Baltimore pressure Tom Brady? If not, game over. And in the NFC, which defense pressures which quarterback more?

Freestyle Skier Dies 9 Days After Training Crash

AP | By LYNN DeBRUIN and EDDIE PELLS | Posted 03.20.2012 | Sports

SALT LAKE CITY -- Sarah Burke was an X Games star with a grass-roots mentality – a daredevil superpipe skier who understood the risks inherent t...

Sadness But No Prognosis For Skier

AP | By PAUL FOY | Posted 01.17.2012 | Sports

SALT LAKE CITY -- Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke's agent and her publicist were teary-eyed at a hospital Monday as they tried to explain the lac...

Injured Skier Remains Critical After Surgery

AP | By LYNN DeBRUIN | Posted 01.12.2012 | Sports

SALT LAKE CITY -- Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke remained in critical condition Thursday after a successful operation to repair a tear to an art...

Top Women's Freestyle Skier In Coma After Crash

AP | Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

SALT LAKE CITY — Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke was in critical condition Wednesday, a day after she was airlifted from the mountains of U...