Friday, 08 July 2011 12:33
The amazing Diana Nyad is a living legend in the Swim World, and a role model for the GBLT community, being openly lesbian. In an interview on National Public Radio's Here and Now
program, she details her plan to once again attempt the 103 mile swim from Cuba to Florida--at teh age of 61.
Diana, featured in one of our early Compete
issues, is now a public radio commentator and tried in 1978 to swim from the route, but was forced to abandon the attempt because of dangerous waves. This summer she plans to make it! Listen to the full interview (including how she plans to deal with sharks and what songs she sings to make it through the miles. Dive into the interview.