What an incredible story of fitness and tenacity. After more than 5 separate attempts, Diana Nyad swam 53 hours and 110 miles from Cuba to Florida. That is incredible, and I don’t like to use that word lightly. I took up swimming a couple years ago after blowing out my knee skiing. It’s a great workout, but unlike running or cycling, the mile to hour ratio can be downright depressing. What impresses me even more about this feat is she did it all in open water.
Here’s the full story on the NYTimes website.