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Olympians visit Corpus Christi for 'Make a Splash' national tour

Olympians Josh Davis, Cullen Jones and Rowdy Gaines took part in the events, and even hosted a community swimming lesson.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Some U.S. Olympians were in town Wednesday talking about their favorite sport, swimming, and staying safe on the water.

It was all part of a national tour called "Make a Splash" in which athletes promote teaching children how to swim. They also host drowning prevention classes.

Olympians Josh Davis, Cullen Jones and Rowdy Gaines took part in the events, and even hosted a community swimming lesson. Between the three of them, they have a total of eight gold and four silver Olympic medals.