Currently, around 4,000 successful and hopeful budding and top athletes from more than 50 sports profit from the support of the Deutsche Sporthilfe, a private boosting initiative. 90 per cent of all German medals in World or European Cups have been won by boosted athletes. The proceeds of this auction go directly in a free water swimming projekct for budding triathletes. Swimming gets more and more important in triathlon, as who is not part of the first swimming group already has lost. The boosted project enables the funding of travel costs for regular free water swimming trainings and courses.