Kristina Galants of Russia wins the IMG Academy Basketball Gatorade G-Award Week of July 22
Every week of camp, IMG Academy selects the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gatorade. The honoree is bestowed the G-Award in rcognition of the athlete who displays Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibits a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Basketball winner of the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athletes of the Week Award is Kristina Galants from Russia.
How long have you been playing basketball for?
I have been playing for four years.
Who is your coach?
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
I love the drills, facilities, and coaching.
Do you have any pre-game rituals that help you prepare for a big game?
I just make sure I visualize and focus on what I can do to have the best game.
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
Becky Hammon inspires me the most.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
Basketball is my favorite sport so I am always motivated to get better.
Photo by: Kristina Puthoff-King