Ten reasons to follow Torah Bright for life.
This was going to be a post about young girls and why they should look to Torah for inspiration but then I realised that was sexist. The whole world, male and female, can learn something from Torah.
I think there are a hundred reasons you should follow Torah in your life and here’s just ten to get you started.
She likes to dance
Did you see her shimmy at the bottom of her slopestyle run and again on the halfpipe? You have to love an athlete who dances with her sister to Eye of the Tiger on comp days. The same sister who created the hashtag #torahtime on instagram for fans to dance for Torah.
She speaks her mind
She is the team leader of #teamoutcast the underground team of Australian Olympic athletes who have made it the harder way up the athlete pathway without the help of big funding dollars from government sporting agencies.
At a press conference in Sochi this week she said:
“I would also love to see the development of the younger generations coming up. I am not going to be around for too many more years to come and team outcast is about making sure not just the top ones are taken care of but everyone else coming up too is taken care of.”
She is a giver not a taker
Torah proudly supports her fellow snowboarders and publicly shouts her praises for young Aussie snowboarders Scotty James and Jarryd Hughes.
When she missed out on a podium at Snowboard Slopestyle she didn’t hold back on her love for those who won the medals either and on the day the world was looking to Torah in the halfpipe she reminded the world there are other women riding beside her.
She puts her fans first and says thank you
Thanks and gratitude goes a long way when you’re at the top of your game.
She uses her fame for good not evil
The day of slopestyle debut in Sochi, Torah posted this on her Facebook page.
She doesn’t drink or take drugs but still has a good time
I know, right?
She doesn’t strip off for mens magazines
She wins and loses with grace
“I don’t care about the colour of the medal. Life isn’t about winning. It’s about putting your best step forward. It’s about sharing your light” said Torah after winning silver and becoming Australia’s most successful winter Olympian on par with Dale Begg-Smith.
And when she missed out on a podium in slopestyle she showed the world why the sport matters, comraderie and care by posting a pic with the winner Jamie Anderson.
She openly loves her family with gratitude
Torah posts pics of her nieces and nephews, praises her siblings almost daily and calls her brother and coach, Benny, the reason she gets the podiums.
She rides like a demon
Why do you love Torah?
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