Two Olympic Swimmers Come to Town

Ponca City Now - September 10, 2013 9:22 am

Two Olympic gold medalist are going to be making a splash in Ponca City tonight.

Join Rowdy Gaines and Cullen Jones, Olympic swimmers at the YMCA at 6.

Diane Anderson, Phillips 66 representative said these swimmers are giving back to the community.

“It’s a U.S. Swimming foundation with Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones and it’s to raise awareness with the importance of how to swim,” Anderson said.

Cullen feels especially passionate about this because he almost drown when he was five years old.

Anderson said swim lesson decreases your chances of drowning by 88 percent.

Directly following the safety panel, there will be time for meet and greets.

 

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