World Cup prize money fact sheet

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 26, 2010 10:23 am

Sometimes i wonder how much money athletes make in their respective sports.  The World Cup for skiing and snowboard events has always made me curious.  I found this on the fis-ski web site.  The money in in Swiss Francs.  Currently trading at about .9826 to the dollar….

 

 

FIS FACT SHEET: FIS World Cup prize money season 2010/2011

• Alpine events:

Minimum cash prize per event: CHF 100’000.-
divided between 1-10
Minimum cash prize for European Cup events: CHF 2’300.-
divided between 1-10

• Cross-Country events:

Minimum cash prize for individual events: CHF 40’000.-
divided between 1-10
Minimum cash prize for relay events: CHF 30’000.-
divided between 1-6
(The amount of CHF 2’500.- per competition shall be paid by the organisers in an “overall pool” that will be distributed at the World Cup Finals)

• Ski Jumping events:

Minimum cash prize per event: CHF 70’000.-
divided between 1-30
Minimum cash prize per team event: CHF 70’000.-
divided between 1-3
Minimum cash prize for Continental Cup events: CHF 1’500.-
divided between 1-6

• Nordic Combined events:

Minimum cash prize per event: CHF 32’500.-
divided between 1-20
Minimum cash prize per team event: CHF 20’000.-
divided between 1-6
Minimum cash prize for Continental Cup events: CHF 1’500.-
divided between 1-6

• Freestyle events:

Minimum cash prize per event: 15’000.-
divided between 1-10

• Snowboard events:

Minimum cash prize per event: CHF 25’000.-
divided between 1-10

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