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Diana Nyad

Swimming

 

 

  • World champion distance swimmer
  • In 2013, she became the first person confirmed to swim from Cuba to Florida without the aid of a shark cage
  • Member of the National Women’s Hall of Fame and the International Women’s Sports Hall of Fame
  • Former Women’s Sports Foundation Trustee
  • Author of four books: “Other Shores”, “Basic Training for Women”, “Boss of Me: The Keyshawn Johnson Story”,  and “Find a Way: One Wild and Precious Life”