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  1. Diana Nyad swim raises $105K for Superstorm Sandy victims

    Spectators whooped and cheered as endurance swimmer Diana Nyad ended her 48-hour swim in Manhattan to benefit victims of Superstorm Sandy.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  2. Diana Nyad defends historic swim to skeptics

    Diana Nyad on Tuesday defended her 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida to skeptics who questioned whether she got into or held onto a boat during part of the journey.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  3. Age-old sports -- Diana Nyad, Chris Horner, Peyton Manning, Jamei...

    Jeff MacGregor

    As inspiring as Diana Nyad's swim from Cuba to Key West may have been for baby boomers, the symbols and limits and pigeonholes of age remain weirdly fixed in American culture. Or at least in the minds and blogs and daily columns of our zombie sporting press.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2013
  4. Diana Nyad becomes first person to complete Cuba-to-Florida swim ...

    Diana Nyad has become the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without benefit of a shark cage.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2013
  5. Diana Nyad OK through Night 1 of Cuba-Florida swim

    U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad's team says she made it through her first night in the Straits of Florida with almost no sightings of poisonous jellyfish.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2013
  6. Diana Nyad tries daunting Cuba-Florida swim again

    The Florida Strait has stubbornly resisted Diana Nyad's repeated attempts to conquer it.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  7. espnW -- Stinging disappointment for Diana Nyad

    Melissa Isaacson

    Unable to complete her fourth attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida, Diana Nyad said venomous jellyfish have made the dream impossible.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  8. Diana Nyad says quitting Cuba-to-Florida swim was a 'bitter pill'...

    Her face and lips swollen from Portuguese man o'war stings, marathon swimmer Diana Nyad tried to remain positive about all she had accomplished in two years of training for record-setting attempts at a Cuba-Florida swim.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2011
  9. Diana Nyad past halfway point in Florida Straits swim

    Endurance athlete Diana Nyad soldiered on despite a painful jellyfish sting to the face and kept up her swimming ultramarathon Sunday, about halfway through a grueling course from Cuba to Florida.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2011
  10. Diana Nyad ends swim after 67 miles

    Elaine Lafferty

    Diana Nyad's team chronicles her second attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida by keeping a running blog of her adventures in the water.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  11. Diana Nyad ends attempted swim from Cuba to Florida

    Disappointed marathon swimmer Diana Nyad gave up on any more attempts to cross from Cuba to Florida after ending her second bid mid-channel Tuesday because of wind, currents and health problems.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2011
  12. Aboard the 75-foot Bellisimo

    Elaine Lafferty

    Diana Nyad's team chronicles her journey from Cuba to Florida, keeping a running blog of her adventures on the water.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2011
  13. Diana Nyad's team

    Natalie Gingerich Mackenzie

    Meet six of the indispensable people who will help Diana Nyad along her 103-mile journey.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2011
  14. Diana Nyad's blog: The final days before the swim

    Diana Nyad

    The countdown to the swim is on! Diana Nyad blogs about her training and final prep.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  15. Diana Nyad sets out to swim from Cuba to Florida

    Natalie Gingerich Mackenzie

    The 61-year-old is trying to do what she couldn't at 28. No stopping. No shark cage.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2011
  16. Diana Nyad's extreme-distance loneliness

    Natalie Gingerich Mackenzie

    What do you think about during a nine-hour training swim? The open-water swimmer lets us in on the extreme loneliness that accompanies long-distance swimming.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2011