Faculty News | ABC News | 01 Aug 2012
What's Phelps' Medal Worth?
Re: Stephen Greyser
Medals in low-profile sports typically have lower market value. "Neither archery nor rowing is going to earn you a big payday," he says, though there are exceptions: He cites Kim Rhode, the female shooter who not only won gold in skeet, but set a world record doing it. Moreover, she has competed in five Olympics and has been a medalist in all five. That kind of achievement, says Greyser, counter-balances the relative obscurity of her sport.

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