Amazing Feat: Diana Nyad Completes Swim from Cuba to Florida!
Amazing Feat: Diana Nyad Completes Swim from Cuba to Florida!
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/03/2013 - 13:45

To say we are impressed by U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad's recent accomplishment would be an understatement!

According to Fox News Latino, Nyad reached the shore of Key West on Monday afternoon, making her the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage.


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Swimmer's Fourth Attempt to Swim from Cuba to Florida Unsuccessful
By Samantha Leal | 08/21/2012 - 18:00

Diana Nyad, 62, thought her fourth swimming attempt from Cuba to Florida would work. Unfortunately, the jellyfish stings, storm and sharks didn't help her reach her goal. 

"Instead of getting hit with one doozy, they got hit with three," Vanessa Linsley, a team member, told the Associated Press. "They got hit with the weather, they got hit with the jellyfish and they got with the sharks all at the same time." 


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