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how much does an average track star make?
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 07, 2005 6:58 pm    Post subject: how much does an average track star make? Reply with quote

hi my name is (anonymous Smile and ihave had to choose between track and baseball both of wich i am good at but have found iexcell in track. i do track now and dream of being a track star and wonder how much they make or if im better of getting a normal job
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 07, 2005 8:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A sucessful track athlete will make more than most normal jobs (by a good deal), but the odds of achieving that level are at best one in a million, so the only safe bet is that pursuing the sport with finances in mind is the wrong way to start out.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 08, 2005 6:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tough to say with out a true pay scaloe how much a track athlete makes ... Suffice it to say that only the elite are making a great deal of money ...

MOney is made by either having a contract with a shoe company and/or appearance fees and/or race winnings ... In either case in order to get a contract you have to be near the top of your craft/event ... In order to get appearance fees you have to be near the top of your craft/event ... And in order to get race winnings you have to be near the top of your craft/event ...

So, hard for a non elite to make much money ... Pretty much a catch 22 type situation ... Which is one of the big problems with the current "professional" setup ...
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2005 4:00 pm    Post subject: Re: how much does an average track star make? Reply with quote

wana-b-a-trackstar wrote:
hi my name is (anonymous Smile and ihave had to choose between track and baseball both of wich i am good at but have found iexcell in track. i do track now and dream of being a track star and wonder how much they make or if im better of getting a normal job


___Not that much as you make think, except for the few athletes who make money of commercials.
___As the example of John Capel teaches, it is easier to make money as a bad footbal player in the National Footbal League.
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