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Make a Break for It: Snowboard in Park City with Torah Bright

by Torah Bright

Make a Break for It: Snowboard in Park City with Torah Bright

Just another day in heaven for Torah. Photo courtesy of Roxy.

What to do when you're not training for you're next half-pipe competition on Park City's world class slopes? Take a hint from Aussie-turned-local Torah Bright. Our friends at Roxy hooked us up with the snowboarder and Olympic gold medalist who now calls the Beehive state home. 

Best place to stayWashington School House Hotel.

Best mountain: Park City Mountain Resort.

Best run: Pick N Shovel park.

Best lodge hang-out: The Viking Yurt.

Best fireside lounging: The mountainview patio fire pits at the St. Regis Deer Valley.

Park City

Best spot to recover: Stein Eriksen Lodge Spa

Best locals-only spot: El Chubasco Mexican restaurant.

Best breakfast: The Bridge Cafe and Grill.

Best lunch: Cobra Dogs!!

Best dinner: Cafe Terigo.

Best coffee: Chai, please. : ) 

Best juice: Whole Foods.

Best escape: Riding on the mountains.

Best shop for gear: They're all good.

Best shop for gifts: Prospect.

Best surprise: Waking up to fresh powder. Not much can beat that.

Where I bring all my friends who are here for the first time: A stroll up historic Main Street. It's got something for everyone.

I always bring back: Good memories.

I always go back for: Riding my home half pipe at Park City with my good buddies.


Park City

Park City

Park City

Park City

Photos by Cole Barash/courtesy of Roxy.


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Torah Bright is an Olympic Gold Medalist snowboarder born in Australia and living in Salt Lake City, Utah. You can follow her on Twitter at @TorahBright. She travels to follow her love of snow.

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