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Burke wins WXE Women's SuperPipe

Updated: March 18, 2011, 7:34 PM ET
By Megan Michelson | ESPN Action Sports

At the top of her third and final run in Friday's Women's Ski Superpipe at Winter X Europe, Canadian Sarah Burke called her dad. "I was a little nervous," said Burke, who was in sixth place after her second run. "So I called him and he said, 'You can do it.'"

Sure enough, she did. On her last run, she stuck a cork 900 and an alley-oop flatspin 540, the latter of which was landed for the first time in a women's ski pipe contest. The run earned her a score of 95.33, the highest ...

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