SwimMAC http://wfae.org en McMurray Drives To Upset In All-Star Race http://wfae.org/post/mcmurray-drives-upset-all-star-race <p>Jamie McMurray was a 40-to-1 long shot but a late surge helped him to an upset victory in the million-dollar NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday night.&nbsp; It was the first big event in 2014 Race Week.&nbsp;</p><p>McMurray was in second place as the race restarted for the 10-lap sprint to the checkered flag. Lined up outside of pole-sitter Carl Edwards, McMurray waged a door-to-door battle with the leader for a lap before he finally cleared Edwards for the lead two laps into the fifth segment.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Sun, 18 May 2014 14:32:44 +0000 David Boraks 51176 at http://wfae.org 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