Cullen Jones

Rubama: Four-time Olympic swimming medalist Cullen Jones hopes to inspire as well as save kids from becoming a statistic

Black Americans are nearly five times more likely to drown than any other race. It’s a statistic that Cullen Jones knows all too well because he nearly became a statistic himself. When he was 5 years old, his parents took him to a water amusement park. As he went down a slide, he flipped upside down and nearly drowned. “The lifeguard comes and gets me, and I’m not moving,” recounted Jones from ...

Swimming safety tips from Olympic Medalist Cullen Jones

With temperatures rising and the summer holiday around the corner, now is the time to discuss swimming safety. Four-time Olympic Medalist Cullen Jones appeared on KPRC 2+ Wednesday to share swimming safety tips.
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Gold Medalist Cullen Jones to give swim lesson at GAC

-MEDIA ADVISORY – Olympic Gold Medalist Cullen Jones to give lessons as part of Greensboro Aquatic Center’s ‘Learn to Swim’ Program. In conjunction with promoting May as National Water Safety Month, the Greensboro Aquatic Center’s ‘Learn to Swim’ program with Guilford County Schools will feature a special appearance by Olympic Gold Medalist Cullen Jones.

Goldfish Swim School Partners with Four-Time Olympic Swimming Gold Medalist & First African American World Record Holder Cullen Jones

Partnership Aims to Raise Awareness on the Importance of Learning to Swim, Bridging the Minority Swim Gap & Providing a Role Model for Young Children. November 02, 2021 // // TROY, Mich. - Just in time for National Inspirational Role Models Month (November), Goldfish Swim School, the leading premier learn-to-swim franchise, is diving into a new partnership with role model Cullen Jones, a four-time Olympic gold medalist and the first African American swimmer to hold a world record. Together, they join forces to spread the important message of water safety and drowning prevention, while making strides to bridge the minority swim gap.
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Olympic swimmer Cullen Jones discusses overcoming obstacles

Olympic swimmer Cullen Jones discussed the struggles he has faced, how he was able to persevere and advice he has for students about maintaining balance in school with the Central Michigan University community on Oct. 14. Jones discovered his love for swimming at 5 years old. It wasn’t until he...