About Christie Van Hees
Christie Van Hees is a retired Canadian racquetball player. Van Hees won two World Championships in women's singles and was the number one women's professional player at the end of the 2004-2005 season.
- Van Hees's three US Open Racquetball Championships - the most prestigious pro racquetball title - are the third most by a woman behind Paola Longoria and Rhonda Rajsich, who both have four each.
- Van Hees won in 2000 and 2005, defeating Rajsich in the finals both years, and then again in 2006, when she defeated Cheryl Gudinas in the final.Her 2005 victory helped Van Hees finish that season as the #1 player in the Women's Professional Racquetball Organization rankings.
- Van Hees has won six Canadian Championships in 1997, 1998, 2000, and three consecutive years from 2006-2008.
- Van Hees has won two International Racquetball Federation (IRF) World Championships in 1998 and 2006.She beat Kersten Hallander (USA) in the 1998 final, and Angela Grisar (Chile) in the 2006 final.
- Van Hees also won the Girls 18 and under division at the IRF World Junior Championships in 1995.