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Old 04-17-2012, 10:39 AM   #21
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According to this article, the tax bill is cared for:

Vonn pays off $1.7M in back taxes - Yahoo! Sports

Once again, the moral of the story is no one should be more interested in the well-being of your finances than thine own self.
Well darn, I was going to pick up the tab for her. Oh well, I guess I will have to win her over with my good looks and charm.

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Old 04-17-2012, 11:03 AM   #22
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Oh well, I guess I will have to win her over with my good looks and charm.

Scratch yourself and belch when you say that...
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I wished I owed (and paid) that amount to the IRS ...
It gives you an idea of how much money there is in the endorsements business. She makes $3 million dollars per year. Shaun White makes $8 million per, and Kim Yu-Na makes $10 million. (from U.S. Paywizard.org - Salaries of Shaun White, Kim Yu-Na, Lindsey Vonn, Ted Ligety, Apolo Ohno). Sharapova $24 million.

Vonn made $6 million a few years ago.

Ski Champion Lindsey Vonn Follows Sharapova, Federer Trail in Money Search - Bloomberg
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However, she did not have a pre-nup in her marriage.

So, when her divorce goes through, I bet she'd be paying alimony.

I wonder, would the courts see that he'd be entitled to 1/2 the share of her loot while she won the gold, especially since he was her coach.
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damn. near the same age and grew up in the same town. I guess us inner city boys don't have a chance at those suburb girls.

you think they'll slap alimony on her? they were married in '07. Don't you have to be married for a certain amount of time?
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