Famed swimmer Diana Nyad talks with Blue Sky reporter Amina Elahi on Nov. 4, 2015, about how she dealt with earlier failed attempts to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.
After almost 53 hours in the ocean water, the salt water played an obvious toll on Diana Nyad face and body, leaving her burned and swollen.
At age 64, she had just become the first person to swim 110 miles from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage. So what did Diana Nyad do the morning aft (more…)
With a stoic determination reminiscent of her signature stroke in the water, U.S. long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad vigorously defended on Tuesday (Sep (more…)
64-year-old Diana Nyad who made the record-setting swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark tank last month is now swimming for 48-hours in a Manhatt (more…)
The 64-year-old swimmer is closing in on achieving a decades-long goal: to become the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a cage.
U.S. long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad became the first American to receive Cuba's highest sporting merit on Saturday (August 30), one year after her h (more…)
Like swimmer Diana Nyad, many of us have seen a dream rendered impossible. At times like these, we must remember it's the journey, not the destination (more…)
Fellow swimmers are wondering if Nyad's accomplishment was legitimate.
61-year-old champion swimmer Diana Nyad, wants to be the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.
Diana Nyad is off again. After saying goodbye, the U.S. endurance swimmer is on her fifth attempt to swim from Cuba to Key West, Florida. Accompanie (more…)
Skeptics have raised questions about the 64-year-old's 100-mile-long trip from Cuba to Florida.
Diana Nyad to meet with skeptics over Cuba swim
The American endurance swimmer Diana Nyad has abandoned her latest attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida.
Diana Nyad has already been stung several times by jellyfish but is continuing her 166km (103 mile) journey.
On her fifth and final try, the 64-year-old endurance swimmer reached the shore 52 hours after the left Havana.
- Birth Name: Diana Sneed
- Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
- Birthday: August 22, 1949, Leo
- Profession: Swimmer, Writer