Diana Nyad: 5 things you didn’t know

Diana NyadBY KATHY BELGE
LesbianLife at About.com

By now you know Diana Nyad is a long distance swimmer who captivated the world with her long distance swim from Cuba to Florida. On September 2, 2013 age 64 and on her fifth attempt Diana Nyad swam 110 miles in 53 hours to become the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the protection of a shark cage.

After completing the swim Nyad said, “I wanted it to be a lesson for my life that says, be fully engaged. Be so awake and alert and alive every minute of every waking day.”

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