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Major figure in the world of sports is in a medically induced coma today.
Sarah Burke is a freestyle ski champion and a TrailBlazer for women in the Winter Olympics she suffered serious head injury during a training run -- you talk.
Now her prognosis.
Trace Gallagher has more live from our West Coast newsroom Trace.
And make a mistake mega Serra Burke is -- top female half -- athlete in the world those who don't know the sport it kind of as a continuous series of flips and gainers and multiple 360s in the training orange she was on.
Was in Park City outside of salt lake city -- -- and those who actually witnessed the accident -- at the time it didn't appear to be that bad of -- crash but we now know it was she actually tore an artery.
At the base of -- her neck which led to bleeding on the brain she is in critical condition.
She is on -- breathing tube but as has been previously reported she is not in a coma.
Her husband who was also pros here calls are -- very strong woman who says we'll certainly fight to recover and she is strong.
She's one X gained four times she is instrumental in getting -- half pipe added to the 2014 Winter Olympics and -- she Russia.
And if she's healthy she will compete for gold there thousands of FaceBook and Twitter post wishing her well we're now told her family will come out the statement sometime very soon if we get that statement -- and we'll pass it along to you but if you if you don't know her her athletic ability -- up on YouTube because she really is an amazing aptly.
Best wishes to her for her quick recovery -- thank you.
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