Rory Bushfield

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Rory Bushfield
Personal information
Nickname(s)"bushywayne"
Nationality Canada
Born (1983-05-30) May 30, 1983 (age 35)
Balzac, Alberta
Spouse(s)Sarah Burke (2010-2012; her death)
Sport
SportMogul skiing, Slopestyle, backcountry

Rory Bushfield (born May 30, 1983) is a Canadian professional skier, filmmaker, and reality show star.

Bushfield is a former member of Canada's World Cup team, skiing moguls. He has also competed in slopestyle skiing before focusing on backcountry skiing and filmmaking.[1]

Bushfield was a contestant on the reality diving competition Splash beginning in March 2013. He won the competition, defeating Nicole Eggert, on May 7, 2013.[2]

Personal life[change | change source]

Bushfield and fellow freeskier Sarah Burke were married in Pemberton, British Columbia on September 25, 2010.[3] Burke was a four-time gold medalist at the Winter X Games and won the world championship in halfpipe in 2005. She died after a training accident in Utah on January 19, 2012.[4] He started the Sarah Burke Foundation in her memory.

Bushfield lives in Squamish, British Columbia. He is also a single-engine pilot.[1]

Filmography[change | change source]

  • Strike Three - Level 1 2002
  • Forward - Level 1 2003
  • Yearbook - Matchstick Productions 2004
  • The Hit List - Matchstick Productions 2005
  • Push - Matchstick Productions 2006
  • Seven Sunny Days - Matchstick Productions 2007
  • Claim - Matchstick Productions 2008
  • In Deep - Matchstick Productions 2009
  • The Way I See It - Matchstick Productions 2010
  • One for the Road – Teton Gravity Research 2011
  • Attack of La Niña – Matchstick Productions 2011
  • All.I.Can. – Sherpa 2011
  • Super Heroes of Stoke - Matchstick Productions 2012
  • The Dream Factory - Teton Gravity Research 2012
  • Into The Mind - Sherpas Cinema 2013

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://www.oakley.com/sports/ski/athletes/37
  2. Browne, Rembert (20 March 2013). "Splash Recap: The Only Celebrity High-Diving Show Endorsed by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar".
  3. "Sorry Dudes, Sarah Burke Is Now Married". Freeskier.com. 27 September 2010.[dead link]
  4. "A year after her death, Sarah Burke's husband honours her by living his life to the fullest" – via The Globe and Mail.

Other websites[change | change source]