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Nyad Attempts Cuba-Florida Swim Again

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad has begun her second attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage after falling short of her goal recently. Nyad set out from Havana’s Hemingway Marina Friday for the swim, which will take about 60 hours and cover 166 kilometers. Earlier, she said weather forecasts called for […]

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Nyad to Attempt Cuba-Florida Swim Again

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad is preparing for a second attempt Friday to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage after falling short of her goal recently. Nyad, who will set out from Havana’s Hemingway Marina, says weather forecasts call for calm seas through Sunday. Last month, Nyad spent nearly 30 hours in […]

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