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Diana Nyad Says “I Don’t Have Those Dancers’ Bodies”

Diana Nyad is known throughout the world for her athletic prowess as a long-distance swimmer. Sixty-four-year-old Nyad made history last year when she became the first person to complete a swim from Cuba to Florida without the aid of a shark cage for protection. Fans of the athlete have been able to witness the unique dancing talents of the gifted …

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Diana Nyad Picked For Dancing With The Stars

Diana Nyad, 64, gained her name to fame last year when she became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the aid of a shark cage, or any other assistance. Now, Nyad is going to take on a new endeavor, and try her hand at dancing. That’s right … Diana has joined the season 18 cast members …

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Diana Nyad: Swim Was “Squeaky Clean, Ethical”

Speculation arose that Diana Nyad had gotten into or held onto a boat during part of her 53-hour journey. Nyad insisted she never left the water or allowed her support team to help her beyond handing her food and assisting her with her jellyfish suit, The Denver Post Reports. “I swam. We made it, our team, from the rocks of …

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Diana Nyad Plans to Meet with Swimmers Doubting Her Feat

Diana Nyad wants to dispel any doubts her fellow endurance athletes may have about the authenticity of her 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida. Nyad’s swim, the fulfillment of a lifelong goal for the 64 year-old marathon swimmer, was tracked online via GPS technology by her team. That data is fueling speculation on the part of some in the distance …

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Diana Nyad Receives Skepticism for her Swim

Diana Nyad has finally done it! She has completed her journey that included swimming from Cuba to Florida on her fifth try. However, what should be a joyous and historical occasion, has turned into an event that has skeptics doubting her. The swimmer community is doubting that Nyad is the first person to complete the 110 mile swim without stopping. …

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Diana Nyad: 64-year-old Swimming Cuba to Florida

Diana Nyad, the 64-year-old woman who has attempted to swim from Cuba to Florida, which is 103 miles, for 35 years may finally reach her goal in 3 days. This is the fifth attempt for Nyad, who says it will also be her last. She was 20 hours into the swim on Sunday morning when her blog quoted her handler …

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