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contestant Rory Bushfield projects fearlessness on the diving board and on the slopes, but on the show this week the professional extreme skier exposes his vulnerable side as he opens up about the death of his wife, acclaimed freestyle skier Sarah Burke. “A lot of the craziest things I ever did were just kind of to impress Sarah.” Case in point: He proposed by spelling out “Marry Me Sarah” in rocks in a remote snow-covered field near Whistler, then flew her over the field to see it, according to his Splash bio.Burke, 29, died last January after a crash at the bottom of a superpipe during a training run in Park City, Utah. “My life’s changed drastically,” Rory, choking up, says in a clip of the show (watch below). Now, as a contestant on ABC’s celebrity diving competition, Bushfield knows exactly what Sarah would say to buck him up before a big dive.Instead, Bushfield's chosen to fully live out Burke's philosophy of making each day one to remember. Be generous if you have the opportunity to," he says.On social media, he's adopted the hashtag #blowitifyougotit, which he says basically means get out there and get after it. "I try my best to live how Sarah did." Generosity was integral to Burke's personality -- she was known for donating her contest winnings to causes she cared about, she volunteered her time coaching young skiers and she fought hard to get halfpipe skiing added to the Olympics.Former child actor and musician Drake Bell was joined by two female guitarists, and the so-called 'underdog', Nicole Eggert donned a trademark red swimsuit as she made the jump with a pair of hunky male lifeguards.The 29-year-old Canadian, who bust his eardrum and pulled several muscles while on the ABC network show, said he wanted to do the 'double double' dive, despite warnings from divemaster Greg Louganis that it might be too much. Your natural talent is special, absolutely special.
They got married outside, surrounded by birch trees and mountains, in Pemberton, British Columbia, in summer 2010.Flying a little higher in the sky, he launched out of the plane himself with a parachute strapped to his back and BASE jumped through the sky to the mountain, to the exact spot where his skis were waiting for him. On his parachute, one word was written in cursive red letters: Sarah.Rory Bushfield, or "Bushy" as he's known among friends, hasn't slowed down much in the three years since he lost his wife, legendary freeskier Sarah Burke, who died in January 2012 from injuries sustained in a halfpipe crash.Meanwhile, Bushfield, who got his start competing at the X Games, became a veritable ski movie star, appearing in more than 30 films made by companies such as Poor Boyz Productions, Matchstick Productions and Sherpas Cinemas."That was the beautiful part about our relationship -- we got to encourage each other to live as large as we could," Bushfield says.