Diana Nyad’s Epic Swim Lasted 29 Hours Due to Asthma, Shoulder Pains and Rough Conditions

Record-holder Diana Nyad, felt disappointed about not walking up on the Florida shore, after giving up at the 29th hour of swimming from Cuba. Yet, Diana remains positive that she went as far as she could after years of relentless training and 30 years of mental preparation.  Health concerns prevented Diana from completing her epic swim, and ... Read More...

Dr. Ken Kalmer on Diana Nyad’s 103 Mile Swim from Cuba to Florida

61-year-old Diana Nyad (espncdn.com)

61-year-old Diana Nyad has set on a 103 mile feat of swimming Cuba to Florida, late Sunday night. Challenging herself and the concept of retirement, she has been training for two years to complete this mission and break the record. Diana attemped this swim previously in 1978. But is the human body capable of such a long water trek? Dr. Ken ... Read More...