Top-earning Pan Am athletes

Top-earning Pan Am athletes

For a lucky few, being an elite level athlete more than pays the bills

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Make no mistake, the vast majority of the 6,135 athletes competing in 364 events on behalf of 41 countries at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto don’t make a decent living practicing sport. For many of them, juggling training demands and expenses is a daily struggle. But for a lucky few, being an elite level athlete more than pays the bills. Here are some of the top-earning amateur and professional athletes competing at this year’s Games.

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