5 Questions (Plus a Bonus) for Gold Medalist Cullen Jones

5 Questions (Plus a Bonus) for Gold Medalist Cullen Jones

by Madison J. Gray   Aug 12, 2016

Cullen Jones won Olympic gold and silver medals at the 2008 Beijing Games and the 2012 London Games, and came very close to making... Read More

Yes, We Can…Swim: Teaching Your Kids About the Water

Yes, We Can…Swim: Teaching Your Kids About the Water

by Cullen Jones   May 25, 2016

It was after midnight when Michael Phelps told me that the basketball guys were downstairs. I was with my teammates in the athlete dorms... Read More

Making a Splash with Cullen Jones [INTERVIEW]

Making a Splash with Cullen Jones [INTERVIEW]

by Tamerra Griffin   Jun 26, 2013

What better way to draw attention to a lifesaving swim program than promoting it from the top of the Empire State Building? That’s exactly... Read More

Catching Up with Cullen Jones

Catching Up with Cullen Jones

by Jorian L. Seay   Sep 04, 2012

His story is one that started over two decades ago at a New Jersey water park. After a near drowning experience at the age... Read More

Red, White and Black: The 2012 Olympics

Red, White and Black: The 2012 Olympics

by Chris Wilder   Aug 14, 2012

The men’s USA Basketball team held on against Spain last Sunday to win the gold wrapping up the United States showing at the London... Read More

#BlackFolkSwimFast:
Cullen Jones and Lia Neal Are Headed to London

#BlackFolkSwimFast:
Cullen Jones and Lia Neal Are Headed to London

by Mark Anthony Neal   Jul 17, 2012

Swimming has been both a source of humor and trepidation within Black communities.  While the high drowning rates of Black youth are reaching epidemic... Read More

[LEFT OF BLACK]
Black Hair and the Swimming Pool: It’s Complicated

[LEFT OF BLACK]
Black Hair and the Swimming Pool: It's Complicated

by #teamEBONY   Jun 26, 2012

In this special summer edition of Left of Black, host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined via Skype by Talia Mark,... Read More

Making Waves:
Cullen Jones Brings Swimming to the Community

Making Waves:
Cullen Jones Brings Swimming to the Community

by Safiya Farquharson   Mar 12, 2012

Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones recently kicked off a national tour about water safety. Presented by ConocoPhillips, the "Make A Splash Tour with Cullen Jones"... Read More