Adventure racing may be able to hold its own in terms of excitement and dramatic feats, however the prize money doesn't anywhere near reflect this. This year the World Championships with be held in Tasmania and the winning team will take home AUD$30,000 in prize money. When you consider the investment required to even enter an Adventure Race, this doesn't leave much to play with!
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Sports people at the top of their games should be able to expect a healthy pay packet when they win events, however the amount varies wildly depending on what sport they take part in. Here Banzai lifts the lid on prize money for some of the world's biggest events.