Odd day jobs of Olympians

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The path to gold isn’t always a path to riches. Many Olympians train alongside their day jobs--picking up trash, fighting fires, or laying concrete. Without sponsor support, financial backing, or paid leave, athletes have to fund their own training and Olympic dreams. The days of the amateur-only Olympic Games may be long gone, but the “everyman” spirit lives on. -By Andrew Dubbins, Yahoo! Sports

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