The exhilarating sport of ultimate frisbee combines the grace of disc flight with the intensity of team competition, enthralling fans around the world. The players who soar through the air catching and throwing mind-boggling discs are remarkable athletes, but how much do they get paid? In this article, we will explore the answer to this question and shed light on some of the factors that influence player salaries.
A few years ago, Beau Kittridge was working at Nationwide Auto Services and playing for the Roughnecks in the AUDL, an American Ultimate Disc League. He was getting paid a good salary and had a pretty easy day-to-day job, which allowed him to focus on his Ultimate career. The Roughnecks won the AUDL championship and Kittridge was paid a substantial bonus.
While the pay for professional ultimate players is still modest compared to mainstream sports, it has been increasing. This is largely due to the increased interest in the sport, and more and more sponsors are interested in aligning themselves with it. As a result, the salaries of top players have increased substantially over the past few years.
The average salary for a professional ultimate player in the AUDL is $400 per season. The salary varies depending on the league, team, and position. Some players also earn income through endorsement deals. With the growing popularity of the sport, it is expected that salaries will continue to increase in the coming years.