Diana Nyad

Diana Nyad hoists a bronze plaque Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Key West, Fla., commemorating her 2013 Cuba-to-Florida Keys swim. The plaque is to be installed on a promenade wall at Smathers Beach and is to be augmented by a bronze sculpture of Nyad that is to be commissioned by the Key West Art in Public Places Board. At age 64 and on her fifth attempt, Nyad became the first person to ever swim  from Havana to Key West without a shark cage, landing on Sept. 2, 2013. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau,HO)

Key West Honors Diana Nyad’s Record-Setting Swim

A day before the one-year anniversary of her successful swim from Havana to Key West, marathon swimmer Diana Nyad was honored on the beach where she stepped out of the ocean Sept. 2, 2013.

09/01/2014

Diana Nyad talks to reporters the day after her record breaking swim from Cuba to Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Key West Considers Monument To Diana Nyad

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad could get her own monument on the Florida Keys beach where she staggered ashore after a 53-hour swim from Cuba.

11/03/2013

Diana Nyad talks to reporters the day after her record breaking swim from Cuba to Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Oceans Away For Swimmer Diana Nyad

World-record swimmer Diana Nyad is hanging up her goggles at least when it comes to swimming in saltwater.

10/29/2013

(Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Key West’s Crazy Fantasy Fest Parade

A towering Batman, floats carrying costumed superheroes and villains, and real-life athletic hero Diana Nyad starred in the Fantasy Fest parade, the highlight of Key West’s 10-day costuming and masking festival that ends Sunday.

10/27/2013

Costumed participants in the Fantasy Fest Masquerade March proceed down Fleming Street Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, in Key West, Fla. The late-afternoon procession attracted some 10,000 revelers, according to festival officials, and is one of more than 40 events during the island city's 10-day Fantasy Fest costuming and masking festival that concludes Sunday, Oct. 27. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Fantasy Fest Masquerade Marchers Roam Key West Streets

Thousands of costumed revelers hit the streets of Key West Friday night for a Masquerade March as a prelude to Saturday night’s lavish Fantasy Fest Parade.

CBS Miami–10/26/2013

(AP Photo/Florida Keys News Bureau, Rob O'Neal)

“Party Animals” Take Center Stage At Pet Masquerade

A wacky costume competition in Key West Wednesday evening featured some super hero pups and supernatural kitties.

10/24/2013

(Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Fantasy Fest Underway In Key West

It’s that time of year again, time for the annual Fantasy Fest in Key West.

10/19/2013

(Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Fantasy Fest Kicks Off In Key West

It’s time for grown men in masks & capes, women in body paint and cute little dogs in tutus to strut their stuff on Duval Street in Key West.

10/18/2013

(Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

Nyad Passes Half-Way Mark In Manhattan Swim

Record setting swimmer Diana Nyad has passed the halfway mark in her marathon Manhattan swim to benefit victims of Superstorm Sandy.

10/09/2013

Long-distance swim legend Diana Nyad, fresh off her record-braking swim from Cuba to florida swims at day 1 of 'Swim For Relief' Benefiting Hurricane Sandy Recovery at Herald Square on October 8, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Nyad Attempts 48-Hour Swim In NYC For Sandy Recovery

Long distance swimmer Diana Nyad, fresh off her record-setting swim from Cuba to Florida, is swimming in a tank in New YOrk to help disaster recovery efforts for Hurricane Sandy.

CBS Miami–10/08/2013

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