You can get around $38,000 for the top 6 teams in the world. That is not nearly enough to cover medical costs or plane tickets home (no matter how much money you make). You get about half of that if you are the team 9th place. If you are in 8th place, then it is just over 30% of your paychecks. All that is before taxes and health insurance! It is also before any expenses incurred training in Europe during the winter months. So just getting there isn’t free… it takes a LOT of money!
So why do they go? The US has given them everything they have ever asked for since they started the Games. A beautiful country with hot weather, lots of food options, an abundance of hotels/motels at every location, very little competition when they train at home so their minimum times don’t need be so low because their fellow athletes will beat them too easily or won’t try hard enough to keep up with elite athletes from other nations….the list goes on and on. And most importantly no one closer to home cares where they finish except family members driving them crazy with “when are you coming back?” comments 🙂
I was reading an interview with Ben Smith recently where he said something like “in 2011 I was afraid I would never see my family again”. He has been gone 6 years now but clearly doesn’t miss his homeland all that much…right?! But wait who is this guy? Why am
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