It's hard to believe that Olympic swimmer Cullen Jones's first experience with water was nearly drowning in it. But at the age of 5, that's exactly what happened. While he was fortunate enough to start swimming lessons just weeks later, Jones was surprised to learn that 70 percent of African-Americans and 60 percent of Hispanics don't know how to swim. Finding out this information soon after his 2008 Olympic win led him to become involved in the Make a Splash initiative. Learn more at Parenting!