Sarah Burke’s family is facing a half-million dollar medical bill
Canadian freeskiing pioneer & icon Sarah Burke died in an American hospital on January 19th, leaving her family with a $500,000 medical bill. A massive online fundraiser is underway for a fund set up in her name … Can you help out?
Please donate now: Sarah’s outstanding medical costs and related expenses
Edited to add - These costs will not be covered by either the Canadian Snow Sports Association or Sarah’s sponsors.
Burke was in Park City for an event by Monster Energy, one of her main sponsors. A spokesperson at the Monster Energy Company would not say if Burke was insured or if the company would help cover her medical bills. Any decision will be posted on the company’s website, said the spokesperson.- Globe & Mail