The Olympics are just around the corner and its qualifications are in full swing. Thousands of athletes worldwide are fighting for the spots – sweating, bleeding, crying and… paying.

A lot of money.

But how do they get that money? Planet Mundus went out to meet Olympic hopefuls from Great Britain and Germany. Their funding systems work differently, their problem is the same though: Money is short.

But they seem to have found a magic cash injection called – careful spoiler alert – Crowdfunding.


This Planet Mundus Short was hosted and produced by Kim Laura Schönrock.

The following music was used:

Composer: Twin Musicon; Title: Italian Afternoon; link:

Composer: A Himitsu; Title: Adventures; link:

Composer: Mark Birmingham; Title: Olympic Hopefuls; (licensed)

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