Torah Bright

won 2nd place in Snowboarding

Torah Bright

Torah's full name is Torah Jane Bright. She is an Australian professional snowboarder and has managed to win a gold medal in the previous Winter Olympics and recently won a silver medal for Australia. Torah won her gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. She is coached by her brother Ben and spends most of her time in Salt Lake City, Utah living and training. Torah was born in Cooma, New South Wales.

Personal life

Torah Bright grew up in Cooma, New South Wales and attended Cooma North Primary School at the base of the Snowy Mountains. She started out as a downhill ski racer and changed to snowboarding and now she is a professional snowboarder and so is her brother Ben. Torah's older sister Rowena competed in the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics for Alpine Skiing. Torah is the 4th of her 5 siblings.

Interesting Facts

1. Did you know that Torah Bright name means "bearer of great message" which is referring to the Five Books of Moses.

2. She is a Mormon.

3. She is a bit goofy and likes to dance !!!