Off the Beaten Path: Steps of Triumph


WABASH VALLEY, Ind. (WTHI) – Wabash Valley football fans should remember Drew Christy.

Christy was a standout at South Putnam and then again at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. A brilliant young man on track to be a doctor – a parent’s perfect child.

VIDEO | Extended interview, Debbi Christy
VIDEO | Extended interview, Mark Christy

Today is just two days shy of the sixth anniversary of a life changing car accident.

Six years later, Christy and his family’s lives are very different, but they still strive for different goals.

Sports 10’s Ross Rowling steps Off the Beaten Path with this story, steps of triumph. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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