Cullen Jones Discusses Diversity in Swimming for Black History Month

By Braden Keith on SwimSwam 2-time Olympic gold medalist and 4-time overall Olympic medalist Cullen Jones became the first African-American to hold a World Record in swimming when he swam a leg of the American World-Record relay at the 2006 Pan Pac Championships. Now, 12 years after that barrier-breaking accomplishment, he has a message for young swimmers of color. “You don’t have...
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6 NC State Swimmers Make National Team

RALEIGH – The NC State men’s & women’s swimming & diving program continues go from strength to strength, with Ryan Held, Justin Ress, Hannah Moore and Elise Haan recently earning selection to the USA National Team, along with former Wolfpack swimmers Cullen Jones and Kayla Brumbaum. In order to earn selection, swimmers must be ranked as one of the top six Americans in an...
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September 03, 2017

Many poor kids can’t swim; Olympic champs throw a lifeline

Missy Franklin, Cullen Jones, Rowdy Gaines and a handful of other Olympic champions are climbing into the pool this summer to help American kids learn how to swim. They’ve got plenty of work to do. The USA Swimming Foundation’s most recent survey, released Thursday, found nearly 64 percent of African-American kids, 45 percent of Hispanic kids and 79 percent of children in families...
May 24, 2017

N.J. swimmer Cullen Jones fails to qualify for Rio Olympics

Jones, the Irvington native and a four-time Olympic medalist, finished third in the 50-meter freestyle at the U.S. Olympic Trials, behind Nathan Adrian and Anthony Ervin. Watch video One of the most decorated and purposeful Olympic careers for a New Jersey swimmer has apparently come to an end. Cullen Jones, the Irvington native...
July 03, 2016

Try These 2 Insane TRX Core Exercises from Olympic Swimmer Cullen Jones

Tw0-time Olympian and two-time gold medalist swimmer Cullen Jones is gearing up for Rio in 2016, hoping to earn his first gold medal in his specialty event, the 50-Meter Freestyle. Jones
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