Isabella Wright was first named to the Stifel U.S. Alpine Ski Team for the 2021 season. Wright grew up skiing and ski racing on the West Coast, out of the Snowbird Sports Education Foundation, and showed fast skiing from a young age. Wright spent time on the National Training Group (NTG) when she was younger, where she excelled in all disciplines. Wright battled injuries but came back stronger when she was officially named to the team in 2021 and became a 2022 Olympian the next season. Wright had her best season to date in 2023 where she posted her first World Cup top ten, a seventh place, at World Cup finals in Andorra.
Wright is trying to learn both German and French. She loves all race conditions and surfaces. Wright is also born and raised vegan and loves to cook. She is also a cat lover.
"My goals for the upcoming season are to qualify and compete in the 2022 Winter Games, qualify and compete in World Cup Finals, and continue to learn and build on my results from race to race!"
7 Things You Didn't Know About Isabella Wright
- 1. Three things Bella wants the world to know: I am a born and raised vegan which naturally makes me a HUGE animal lover, I want to attend Culinary School one day, and I own every Clint Eastwood film and collect all things Clint Eastwood!
- 2. Favorite athletes: Bode Miller (he's an individual with a lot of vision), Rafael Nadal (plays with grace and a greats sportsman), and Leticia Bufoni (she's fearless and works her butt off)
- 3. When Bella isn't skiing, she's doing anything else outside (dirt-biking, hiking, cliff jumping, frolf). "I love to cook, I love to do anything with art (painting, photography), I love to skateboard, and spend time with my niece Stella and family."
- 4. She's TRYING to learn German, but she has a passion for French.
- 5. Bella's involved with the Fiercely Female Foundation, SBSEF, and Nuzzles, and Co. "I love being a part of these because they represent strong individuals, athletes, and community. I love being a part of Nuzzles and Co. because I have personally adopted animals from them and I love that they are so passionate about animals!"
- 6. Her future career ambitions are to compete in World Championships, the Olympics, and push the limits of women's ski racing.
- 7. Bella has two cats named Brutis and Jack!