Hmm... I'm a college student from Connecticut but I go to Tulane (New Orleans baby!) so with my strategic planning, I rarely see snow anymore (hate it) and it's so lovely down here... most of the time. I absolutely love music, and hot men, and any combination of the two. I'd have to say my life is pretty awesome, and let's just hope it stays that way :D
SOCHI, Russia — Making a Winter Olympic team is not a poor man’s endeavor. Lift tickets can exceed $100 a day, bobsled runners carry a four-digit price tag, and booking private ice-rink time can quickly turn a ledger red. And that’s not including transoceanic flights and lodging to compete internationally.
Successful halfpipe snowboarders often draw lucrative contracts that allow them to train full time, year round. NHL players’ pay stubs have plenty of digits before the decimal. Other athletes rely on their parents’ bankrolls. But some U.S. Winter Olympians support their athletic careers with regular full-time jobs.
“There are a handful of us,” said John Teller, and they tend to congregate in certain sports.