Skiing Sensation Sarah Burke to Join Go211.com Pro Team



    
    Burke to Produce Exclusive Content on Site
    

    BOSTON, Sept. 19 /CNW/ -- Go211.com (http://www.go211.com), the premier
action sports social networking and online video share site, is proud to
announce today that Freestyle Skier Sarah Burke has joined the Go211.com
professional team. Burke will use this site as her exclusive online
destination for social networking and on-line video to communicate with her
fans and post unique and personal content.
    Burke grew up in Midland, Ontario minutes from Horseshoe Valley, where
she would go skiing after school.  At the age of 15, she began competing in
Moguls and traveled all over North America with the Ontario Ski Team.  Two
years later she transitioned to Freeride and soon started entering every
contest she could worldwide competing against the guys!
    Since then, Burke has won every major competition in both Superpipe and
Slopestyle including X Games, US Open, World Ski Invitational, Japan Open, and
the FIS World Championships.  She is one of the athletes most responsible for
advancing women's skiing and the sport's inclusion in X Games.  Burke was also
the recipient of this year's ESPY Award for Best Female Action Sports Athlete.
Being the first female to land a 720, 900, and 1080 in competition, girls
around the world look up to Burke as a trailblazer and trendsetter.
    "I'm excited to be joining the Go211.com Pro Team and sharing my passion
for FreeSkiing with its community," said Burke.
    "We're thrilled to have a pioneer such as Sarah join Go211." said Sean M.
Aruda, CEO of Go211.com.  "Adding FreeSkiing to the sports represented by the
Go211.com professional team continues our commitment to bring the Go211
community unparalleled access to the best content in action sports."
    Go211.com is the leading community and video site for lifestyle sports
created by and for action sports athletes and enthusiasts.  It's the place to
hang with the Pros and friends to get behind-the-scenes video, blogs, photos,
webcasts and podcasts from featured contributors along with other action
sports fans.  Go211.com offers a broad range of exclusive content submitted
directly from the athletes.  The current Go211 Pro Team roster includes Danny
Kass, Jeremy Jones, Christian Hosoi, Ross Powers, C.J. and Damien Hobgood,
Seth Wescott and Kelly Clark, among others.
    For more information, visit http://www.go211.com.




For further information:

For further information: Christopher Cleary of Action Sports Inc., 
+1-203-594-9667, or Thomas Yaps of Evolution, +1-212-784-6445 Web Site:
http://www.go211.com

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