FOR someone so worldly, Torah Bright is refreshingly grounded. No weird hybrid accent, no diva antics and no delusions of grandeur despite being rich, famous and blessed with girl-next-door good looks and talent galore to become …
Australian snowboarder Torah Bright has been prohibited from wearing a sticker honoring the late Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke. The IOC ruled that the memorial sticker wasn't appropriate for the Winter Olympics at Sochi. Bright took …
(Reuters) - A look at Australia’s Torah Bright who won the gold medal in the women’s snowboarding halfpipe at the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Thursday. Bright started skiing at two and began snowboarding at 11. She made her …
Just as the snow machines fell silent, marking the end of the Sochi games, Jacqui Cooper, a five-time Olympic aerial skier, fronted Sky News. Cooper - a former member of the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission - was keen …
Torah Bright doesn't so much speak as laugh. All the time. About everything. Even when she is talking about the day two years ago when she watched her best friend fatally injured. Many people take much of what the 27-year-old says the …
Bright, the 23-year-old originally from Cooma, Australia, won without trying the "double cork" — the double-flipping jump she'd been practicing all year, one that's increasingly popular on the men's side but hasn't yet been tried by a woman in …
(Newser) – Under pressure after falling on her first run, Australian snowboarder Torah Bright strung five technically superior jumps together on her second attempt and landed them all, propelling her to a gold medal in the women's …
Cooma's golden girl Torah Bright has won a silver medal in the ladies' halfpipe at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. Australia's first podium finish at the Sochi Winter Olympics came after a nerve-racking start to the final for the 27-year-old. "I feel …
So maybe they aren’t untouchable. Both Shaun White and Kelly Clark took rare tumbles in the halfpipe Saturday during …