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

Nyad To Address Swim Skepticism

After becoming the first woman to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, Diana Nyad’s accomplishment has been met with skepticism by some members of the marathon swimming community.

09/09/2013

In this handout photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad swims in the Florida Straits between Cuba and the Florida Keys on August 19, 2012 at Sea, in the Florida, Straits. Nyad, 63, is trying to be the first swimmer to cross the Florida Straits without a shark cage.  (Photo by Christi Barli/Florida Keys News Bureau via Getty Images)

Cuba-to-Fla. Swimmer Plows On After Storm, Jellyfish Stings

Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad continues to plow through through stormy seas Monday, trying one more time to complete the marathon journey from Cuba to Florida. She wants to arrive in the Florida Keys before her 63rd birthday on Wednesday.

CBS4–08/20/2012

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