Diana Nyad Arrives in Key West After 111-Mile Swim From Cuba


“Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad walked weakly ashore on Key West’s Smathers Beach about 1:30 p.m. Monday, becoming the first person to swim across the Florida Straits from Cuba to the Florida Keys without a shark cage.”

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  1. Wow, that’s amazing! Diana Nyad is a superior
    athlete and an inspiration to swimmers everywhere. She truly is a sensational
    and extraordinary person. Diana is a hero hiding in everyday swimwear; she
    dares us to be bold, brave, and brilliant each and every day. Not to mention, that
    she proves it is possible to have success at any age.

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