Olympian Seeks to Highlight Swimming in African-American Community

A fierce and faithful athletic competitor, 24-year-old Cullen Jones hopes to make an international splash when he competes in next month's Olympic Games in Beijing, where he wants to help the U.S. team take back the 4x100 meter freestyle relay title it lost to the Australians in 2000 and South Africans in 2004. The swimmer's rapid rise is especially astounding because the self-proclaimed "water baby," who just qualified for his first Olympic competition, nearly drowned when he was 5 years...Full Story
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