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.


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Australian Woman Preps For Cuba-To-Florida Swim

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — An Australian woman is getting ready to try swimming from Cuba to Florida. Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel has a practice swim scheduled Sunday in the waters off Key West. Her […]


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Zoo Gives People Chance To Swim With Tiger Cubs

Plenty of people have gotten to swim with dolphins. An area zoo is taking the idea of mingling with wildlife to the next level, however, by offering patrons a unique chance to swim with tiger cubs.


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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.


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