Diana Nyad: Cuba to Miami Swimming Inspiration

“Find a way.”

That’s the mantra Diana Nyad said she had this year. And that’s exactly what she did.

On Monday, Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a protective cage, willing her way to a Key West beach just before 2 p.m. ET, nearly 53 hours after jumping into the ocean in Havana for her fifth try in 35 years. Read more.