Diana Nyad is Swimming!

8.19.2012

By Jerry Portwood

Follow the swimmer's progress as she battles jellyfish and sharks on her lifelong quest to swim from Havana to the Florida Keys

Photo by Christi Barli

The jellyfish may be out to get her, but Diana Nyad isn't giving up. The long-distance swimmer is now on day two of her quest to swim from Cuba to Florida. Yes, she's doing it in shark-infested waters without a protective cage. As Nyad said this morning, and was posted on her Twitter feed: “Today is more like swimming. I don’t know what you would call last night…probably surviving.” Follow her progress on her website and on Twitter. Read the full story here.

Watch a video of the crew cheering below.

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