‘Iceland’ Annie Thorisdottir has finished on the CrossFit Games podium five times, the most of any female athlete in the history of the sport. Thorisdottir won in 2011 and 2012. She finished 2nd in 2010 and 2014 and 3rd just two days ago.
These podium finishes combined with Open workout victories, Regional payouts and CrossFit Games event finishes puts her atop the Women’s CrossFit Games’ All-Time earnings list. Thorisdottir earned $81,000 in 2017 bringing her total earnings up to $679,512.
Behind Thorisdottir is another athlete from Iceland – Katrin Davidsdottir. Davidsdottir has earned $623,000 in her career. Tia-Clair Toomey broke through the half million mark with her 2017 Fittest on Earth title.
Only seven women have earned more than $100,000 in their lifetime.
Here is the top 10 lifetime earnings list (women):
1) Annie Thorisdottir – $680k
2) Katrin Davidsdottir – $623k
3) Tia-Clair Toomey – $501k
4) Sam Briggs – $402k
5) Camille Leblanc-Bazinet – $318k
6) Sara Sigmundsdottir – $190k
7) Kara Webb – $189k
8) Julie Foucher – $91k
9) Kristan Clever – $87k
10) Lindsey Valenzuela – $76k
Similar to the men, 8 of the top 10 are still actively competing as an individual. Lindsey Valenzuela is the only active athlete on the top 10 list who did not qualify for the CrossFit Games this year.