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Friday, February 19, 2010

Yay!!! Torah wins Gold for Australia!

Photo: Getty Images: Alex Livesey

Torah Bright is the fourth Australian ever to win Gold at the Winter Games. Source

Torah Bright - Gold in Women's Halfpipe Snowboarding
Reuters: Todd Korol

Congratulations Torah! We watched with watery eyes and bated breath; it was agony! Australia is so proud of you!

4 comments:

Lyn said...

Congrats!! Can you imagine having the skill and nerves to accomplish such a daring triumph!!
Breathtaking!!

Alaine said...

Hi Lyn, I was beginning to think that this subject didn't interest anyone... I know what you mean and she had a very bad first run, stumbled in the middle and only a score of 5. So to get up with a perfect run and score of 45.9 to win Gold in the second run was something!!

steven said...

alaine - it's all so amazing. i am proud when a canadian does well - medal or not - but i love the skill, creativity, and magic that these high-end athletes bring to their events. steven

Alaine said...

Steven...we're loving all events; it's getting very good coverage here. As you said, medal or not, we applaud their skills and some of them their efforts to have even made an Olympic team!