Re: Re: US may be leading in Beijing but definitely far behind in Education Olympics

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$ – plain and simple it is money.  If Phelps would have won 8 gold in the EdOlympics he would not have won a Million dollar bonus from Speedo, nor would he be projected to earn up to 50 Million in endorsement contracts. 

He might have been able to get a good summer job making $8-9 per hour.