We keep hearing about athletes going into debt chasing their Olympic dreams. My experience has been training from 3 to 7 hours a day and then heading right to work for 8 hours. Having no financial support is difficult to say the least.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/08/07/gabby-douglas-ryan-lochte-why-families-of-america-s-olympics-athletes-are-broke.html