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Canadian National Ski Cross team member Nik Zoricic of Toronto, Ont. poses for a photo following a media event at Cypress Mountain, in North Vancouver, B.C., on Sept. 15, 2009.

Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press

Canadian freestyle skier Nik Zoricic will be laid to rest Monday in Toronto.

Zoricic died on March 10 from head injuries after crashing in a World Cup skicross event in Grindelwald, Switzerland. He was 29.

His funeral will be held at Islington United Church following visitations this weekend.

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Nik is survived by sister Katarina, mother Silvia, father Bebe, and grandparents Sonia, Hinko, Rada and Branko.

Alpine Canada is accepting donations in memory of Zoricic that will be directed to a charitable organization focusing on supporting young athletes in Canada.

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