With the passing of Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke, thousands have taken to Twitter and other social media websites to express their thoughts.
Friend and former teammate Roz Groenewoud tweeted: "Thankyou for being a great teammate for 6 years and for believing in me more than I ever did myself. You'll always be my hero. Loveyou Sarah"
The Canadian Olympic Team tweeted: "Our deepest, heartfelt condolences to Sarah Burke's family and friends. This true champion will be missed."
Sarah Burke is a trending topic on twitter.
Multiple Facebook groups have been created in her memory.
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