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Nyad Defends Herself To Skeptics Of Cuba-Fla. Swim

Diana Nyad on Tuesday defended her 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida to skeptics who questioned whether she got into or held onto a boat during part of the journey.

CBS Tampa–09/11/2013

(Photo: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/GettyImages)

Diana Nyad Becomes 1st To Complete Cuba-to-Florida Swim Without A Shark Cage

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Looking dazed and sunburned, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad walked on to the shore Monday, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark […]

CBS Tampa–09/02/2013

Diana Nyad is seen in the water during her departure from the Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club in Havana on Aug. 18, 2012 . (credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Nyad Makes Steady Progress Toward Florida

U.S. endurance simmer Diana Nyad’s representatives say she’s covered about two-thirds of her route from Cuba to Florida.

09/02/2013

(Photo by Christi Barli/Florida Keys News Bureau via Getty Images)

CBS News: Diana Nyad Ends 4th Attempt To Swim From Cuba To Florida

Her goal of swimming from Cuba to Florida appearing elusive, Diana Nyad was out of the water Tuesday morning, being checked by doctors on a boat and discussing whether she could return to a fourth day of swimming.

08/21/2012

Woman Attempts To Swim The Florida Straits Without Shark Cage

Cuba-to-Florida Swimmer Nyad Plows on After Storm

HAVANA (AP) — Swimmer Diana Nyad was back on track and doing well Monday after a night of storms and jellyfish stings roughed up her bid for a record swim from Cuba to Florida. Nyad, […]

CBS Tampa–08/20/2012

(Photo by Christi Barli/Florida Keys News Bureau via Getty Images)

Diana Nyad Chases Longtime Cuba-Florida Dream Swim

American Diana Nyad endured several jellyfish stings as the 62-year-old endurance athlete sought to become the first person to swim unaided from Cuba to Florida without a wetsuit or a shark cage.

08/19/2012

US swimmer Diana Nyad jumps into the wat

Diana Nyad Says 4th Cuba-Florida Swim Is A Go

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Diana Nyad says she’s ready again to try swimming from Cuba to Florida. The 62-year-old marathon swimmer tweeted Thursday that she was aiming to begin another crossing of the Florida […]

08/16/2012

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