Clarita Heath Bright (deceased)
Year Inducted: 1968
Born: August 27, 1916, Pasedena, CA.
Died: November 13, 2003 Brookline, MA
Clarita Heath Bright was a pioneer ski racer for the United States competing on its Olympic Team in 1936 and its F.I.S. World Championship team in 1937. Her fourth place finish in the world championship downhill was a best ever placing for an American ski racer to that time. She competed well at major races in the United States with many victories including winning the Harriman Cup in 1942. She contributed significantly to professional ski instruction. She was a charter member of the California Ski Instructors and earned professional certification with the Far West Ski Instructors Association in 1956.