Michael Phelps and Son Boomer, 4, Team Up with PAW Patrol to Teach Kids About Water Safety
[July 21, 2020: People Magazine]
Phelps, who serves as the PAW Patrol Safety First! Global Water Safety Ambassador, says in a press release that "Water safety has been a priority in my family since I was a child, as my mom was adamant that my sisters and I learn to swim for safety purposes."
"The statistics around accidental drowning are alarming and we want to help educate and encourage families with a few basic tips in a fun and informative way," continues the 28-time Olympic medalist and father of three.
"We want all kids to know the 123s of water safety — starting with never going to the water alone — and thanks to the support of the Michael Phelps Foundation, Nickelodeon and PAW Patrol, we can bring these important messages to the world with the help of the PAW Patrol pups and a fun, catchy song for families to sing along," Phelps adds.
Boomer previously joined his dad to promote water safety for the entire family, teaming up with Huggies in a 2018 campaign for the brand's Little Swimmers water-friendly diapers.... MORE