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how much do pros make?

Unread postby tim hutzley » Sat Mar 01, 2003 5:01 pm

Does anyone know how much money a pro vaulter like Tim Mack or Stacy Dragila makes just from vaulting? I saw a pic of someone giving Stacy Dragila 100,000 dollars.

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Unread postby wacky274 » Sat Mar 01, 2003 6:07 pm

that was probably a check for setting the world record more than likely. Typically that is what you are rewarded if you break one (from my understanding). Anyway, if you are in the vault to make lots of money, sorry, probably not going to happen.
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Unread postby theflyingkorean » Sun Mar 09, 2003 1:20 am

You should be in the sport for the love of it.

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Unread postby jomrus » Sun Mar 09, 2003 9:16 pm

but nobody would be able to vault pro if they had no way to buy food and stuff... I know it's nice to think you could be pro for free, but you wouldn't really have time for a job.

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Unread postby vaultin chris » Sun Mar 09, 2003 10:15 pm

very tru. i would rather be able to work as a vaulter. sure i might not make a lot of money but i could do something i love all the time. not to mention it prolly pays more than my current degree will.
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Unread postby dstarkey » Sun Mar 09, 2003 11:07 pm

A pro guy can make over 100k pretty easily if you have a 19'4" PR and are somewhat constant at 18'8" and above. Tha means only a few in this country are capable of making that much. Add a medal or title and that number goes up a bit.

For the women because records seem to be broken weekly they can make alot more money because it is good for sponsors when records are broken. This will evetually taper off once the record reaches high enough that it is not broken so often.

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Unread postby jomrus » Mon Mar 10, 2003 12:39 am

That wasn't the legendary Dean Starkey was it!? When did you join dude?

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Unread postby dstarkey » Thu Mar 13, 2003 4:09 pm

I joined a few weeks ago. I looks like this message board gets some good conversations going.


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