The Time Out Sports Star of The Month for August is Nicole Klassen for her love and abilities in volleyball.
"It's good. I honestly didn't know I was nominated," said Klassen. "He (her sisters boyfriend Brodie Friesen) just texted me and told me that him and my sister had nominated me when they were at one of my volleyball tournaments."
Klassen started volleyball when she was in grade eight has been very passionate about it ever since.
"I nominated Nicole (Klassen) because I was on my way back from one of her tournaments and I was listening to the station and heard of the Athlete of the Month. I was talking to her sister and thought Nicole would be a good candidate for it."
(Taken from Friesen's entry) Nicole is a dedicated player in every sport she plays, whether it be basketball, volleyball, or badminton and her family would like to recognize her dedication and hard work she puts in to these sports. This is her last year playing on the Aztecs volleyball team, she played through a sprained mcl to get second in their pool over the three day tournament at nationals.
"We were just really impressed with Nicole's performance and her sportsmanship at the tournament through injury and otherwise," added Friesen. "Through overcoming injury and supporting her team through that injury, we were pretty impressed."
As for the $50 gift card to Time Out Sports Klassen hinted she could be going to purchase a new pair of shoes and this would certainly go a long ways with that.