How Much Do Professional Mountain Bikers Get Paid? – Pinkbike’s State of the Sport Survey

In some major sports such as soccer, Formula One or even road cycling, athletes’ salaries are common knowledge and published annually. In mountain biking, this definitely isn’t the case. How much a rider gets paid in downhill, enduro, slopestyle or xc is often a closely guarded secret that gets even more obscured as earnings are mixed in with bonuses, prize money and sponsorship fees. It’s often not as simple as saying rider x will earn y dollars in a given year as their pay is often heavily tied to their performance.

To try and get a better picture of how

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Would Michigan State basketball benefit from Rocket Watts return?

It’s been a few weeks since Rocket Watts his the transfer portal. After a disappointing sophomore season with Michigan State basketball, he decided to look for a change of scenery.

Right away, he received interest from some of the top programs in the country and other under-the-radar ones like Xavier and Connecticut which seemed like good fits for him. But since he entered the portal and received all of this immediate interest, everything has been quiet. We haven’t heard about any leaders and he hasn’t committed elsewhere yet.

So what’s the hold-up?

Are teams telling him that they want him

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Girls, Boys State Basketball will happen on same week in 2022

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) Girls and Boys State Basketball tournaments usually happen on separate weeks in March, but not in 2022.

The championships will be held Monday, March 7 through Saturday, March 12 in Lincoln.

The reason for the change is because the University of Nebraska will be hosting the 2022 Big Ten Conference Wrestling Championships March 5 and March 6 in Lincoln at the Pinnacle Bank Arena.

The NSAA, Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau, University of Nebraska, Pinnacle Bank Arena and Lincoln Public Schools say they are committed to providing a championship experience for

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