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Diana Nyad

Diana Nyad

Diana Nyad /ˈnaɪˌæd/ is an American author, journalist, motivational speaker, and long-distance swimmer. Nyad gained national attention in 1975 when she swam around Manhattan and in 1979 when she swam from North Bimini, The Bahamas, to Juno Beach, Florida . In 2013, on her fifth attempt and at age 64, she became the first person confirmed to swim from Cuba to Florida without the aid of a shark cage, swimming from Havana to Key West . Nyad was also once ranked thirteenth among US women squash players.

Birth: 1949-08-22

Nickname: Diana Sneed

Occupation: Author, journalist, swimmer

Known for: Championship swimming; endurance swimming; journalism; motivational speaking

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