Athlete of the Week
The Tire Recycle Urban Athlete of the Week is Christophe Towells of the Linden Christian Wings basketball team.
This 6’3” forward has helped lead the Wings to 4 tournament championships and was named the MVP of the Big Cat Classic and an All-Star at the Sweet 16 Tournament. He has been a big part of the Wings 16-0 record and is averaging 20 points per game. Coach Nick Janzen states, “Christophe is an outstanding basketball player with an excellent skill set. He is the total package, he can handle the ball, shoot from anywhere, and defends well. He is a vocal leader on the court, and plays the game with both intensity and integrity. He is a fierce competitor, and always comes ready to play. Christophe is also a team player, putting team goals ahead of personal achievement.
This grade 12 student maintains a 90% academic average.