Ryan Lochte http://wfae.org en Olympian Cullen Jones Launches Kids Diversity Swim Meet http://wfae.org/post/olympian-cullen-jones-launches-kids-diversity-swim-meet <p>Charlotte swimmer and Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones hopes to inspire young minority kids to embrace the sport with a swim meet just for them.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">This weekend, hundreds will compete in the inaugural Cullen Jones Diversity Invitational.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cullen Jones says kids always ask him about his gold medals.</span></p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 17:06:11 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 36879 at http://wfae.org Olympian Cullen Jones Launches Kids Diversity Swim Meet Thousands Of Fans, Hundreds Of Swimmers Attend Charlotte UltraSwim http://wfae.org/post/thousands-fans-hundreds-swimmers-attend-charlotte-ultraswim <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Charlotte was home to some of the biggest names in swimming over the weekend. Olympic gold medal winners like Ryan </span>Lochte<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Ricky </span>Berens<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Dana </span>Vollmer<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> were in town to compete in the Charlotte </span>UltraSwim<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 13 May 2013 14:13:32 +0000 Michael Tomsic 27162 at http://wfae.org Thousands Of Fans, Hundreds Of Swimmers Attend Charlotte UltraSwim Dozens Of Olympic Swimmers Compete In Charlotte http://wfae.org/post/dozens-olympic-swimmers-compete-charlotte <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There are 22 Olympic medal winners diving into the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center this weekend – and that's only counting the Americans.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Some of the fastest swimmers in the world begin competing in Charlotte Thursday. Hundreds of swimmers are coming to town for the Charlotte UltraSwim, including dozens of Olympians from the U.S. and abroad. The competition has taken place here since 1986.</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 19:25:14 +0000 Michael Tomsic 26964 at http://wfae.org Dozens Of Olympic Swimmers Compete In Charlotte