But last year, she read Nyad
's memoir, "Find a Way," and her mindset shifted.
But you have to be careful about directing too much energy into one goal, like Nyad
's late-in-life swim.
Both the pairs had scored low points from judges after their debut performances with Nyad
scoring 18 and Avery 20.
People around the world marveled when Nyad
staggered ashore in Florida Monday, her mouth swollen by salt water.
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yesterday became the first person to swim the treacherous Florida Straits without a shark cage.
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on Monday completed a 170-kilometre Cuba-to-Florida swim, arriving near Key West, Florida after more 50 hours in the water, news agencies quoted local news reports as saying.
, 64, addressing her support team minutes before completing her 53-hour, history-making swim from Havana to Key West--a distance of 110 miles.
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Shortly after the recent Olympic Games, long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad
made a gallant attempt to swim from Cuba to Key West without the protection of a shark cage.
But as Diana Nyad
discovered once again this summer, some waters are inhospitable to enjoying the sport.
was hoping to become the first person to complete the journey across the Florida straits without the use of a shark cage.
The full report, with an introduction by Diana Nyad
, is in a 35-page PDF at http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org/home/research/articles-and-reports/media-issues/women-play-sports-but-not-on-tv.