||27 December 1986
||Marion Bright, Peter Bright
||Jake Welch (m. 2010–2013) , Angus Thomson ( 2015 - Present)
|Net Worth ( 2021)
||$6 million dollars
Torah Bright with Husband and Kid
Torah Jane Bright OAM is an Australian professional snowboarder. She is Australia's most successful Winter Olympian, former Olympic gold and silver medalist, two time X Games gold medalist, three time US Open winner, two time Global Open Champion, three time World Superpipe Champion, former TTR World Champion and recipient of the simplest Female Action Sports Athlete at the ESPY awards. In 2014 Bright became the primary Olympic athlete (male or female) to qualify for all three snowboarding disciplines; halfpipe, slopestyle and boarder-cross.
Early Life and Family
Bright was born in Cooma, New South Wales on 27 December 1986, to oldsters Peter and Marion Bright; she is that the fourth of 5 siblings. Her parents named her "Torah" after her sister Rowena learned from her Jewish music teacher that the name mentioned the Jewish name for the primary five books of the Tanakh and meant "bearer of an excellent spiritual message" and suggested the name for her new sister.
Bright grew up in Cooma, New South Wales and attended Cooma North Public School at the bottom of the Snowy Mountains. She began as a downhill ski racer.
Bright's brother, Ben, is additionally knowledgeable snowboarder and was her coach. Her older sister, Rowena, competed within the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics in alpine skiing.
Torah Bright Husband
Bright was married to American pro snowboarder Jake Welch from 2010 to 2013.Bright married snowboarder Angus Thomson in September 2015.Now the couple have daughter together.
Torah Bright Net Worth
Torah Bright is an Australian professional snowboarder who has a net worth of $6 million dollars.
Bright finished 30th overall at the 2005 World Championships in Whistler, Canada and was runner-up for the planet Cup title during the 2003–04 season.Bright entered only three World Cup events during the 2004–05 season, both in February at the 2006 Winter Olympic venue of Bardonecchia. She placed third in both events, qualifying for the Australian Olympic team.
In 2006, Bright earned a silver at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado. She returned the subsequent year, winning the trophy within the women's superpipe event. She is that the first Australian snowboarder to ever win gold at the Winter X Games , beating Winter Olympic medalists Gretchen Bleiler and Hannah Teter.
In 2007, Bright took first at the Nissan X-Trail Nippon Open within the women's halfpipe, giving her back-to-back wins in two consecutive competitions. At the 2007 World Super Pipe Championships in Park City, Utah, Bright won first place, beating 2002 Olympic gold medalist Kelly Clark. In late 2007, she made stage for both events within the Roxy Chicken Jam, the ultimate event within the Ticket to Ride Snowboard Tour, where she became the 2007 TTR world champion.
In 2010, at the Winter Olympic Games at Vancouver, Bright was chosen to hold the flag for Australia at the opening ceremonies,and qualified for the no. 1 spot for the ultimate of the women's halfpipe, despite suffering two concussions beforehand in training. Crashing call at her first run within the final, Bright was the primary competitor to form a second run. With a successful second run, she posted a score of 45.0, which remained the very best score through the field's second run. Bright became the fourth Australian to win a Winter Olympic Games trophy .
In 2013 at the Winter X Games XVII in Aspen, Colorado, Bright came in fourth within the superpipe behind medalists Kelly Clark, Elena Hight, and Arielle Gold.In 2014 at the Winter Olympic Games at Sochi, having entered an unprecedented triple of slopestyle, halfpipe, and boarder-cross, Bright finished 7th within the inaugural women's slopestyle final and went on to win silver with a score of 91.50 within the women's halfpipe. This was Australia's first medal at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games . The medal also saw Bright surpass Alisa Camplin to become Australia's most successful Winter Olympic Games athlete.