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September 3, 2013

64-year-old Woman Swims from Cuba to Florida on 5th Try

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 1:40 pm

Diana Nyad, age 64, swam 110 miles from Cuba to Florida in over 50 hours without a shark cage, completing the swim on Monday September 2, 2013.

“I’ve got three messages,” she said. “One is we should never, ever give up. Two is you’re never too old to chase your dreams and three is it looks like a solitary sport, but it’s a team [effort].”

I congratulate Diana for a truly inspirational achievement and life. Here’s a link to a TED talk she gave after a failed attempt in which she asks, “What will YOU do with your wild, precious life?”

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