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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)

Nyad Talks About Record-Breaking Fla. Straits Swim

Swollen and sunburned, 64-year-old Diana Nyad is now out of a Key West hospital and all alone in the record books as the only person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.

CBS Miami–09/03/2013

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad gets checked out by a paramedic in Key West after after she became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage. (Source: Ted Scouten/CBS4)

Nyad Completes Historic Swim From Cuba To Key West

U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad completed her historic swim from the shores of Cuba to the beach at Key West Monday afternoon.

CBS Miami–09/02/2013

US swimmer Diana Nyad jumps into the water to try swimming in a three-day non-stop journey from Havana to Florida at the Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club, in Havana on August 31, 2013. (Photo by: YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Diana Nyad Closer To Florida On Second Day Than Previous Attempts

In her final attempt to swim to the Florida Keys from Cuba, U.S. endurance athlete Diana Nyad has made it through her first night without any problems.

CBS Miami–09/01/2013

Swimmer Diana Nyad jumps into the water at Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club, in Havana on August 7, 2011, to swim from Havana to Florida in a three-day non-stop journey. (Photo credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Nyad Enters Water In Fourth Cuba-To-Keys Swim Attempt

Here she goes again, but this time she may be jellyfish-proof.

CBS Miami–08/18/2012

(Source: Michael Marreo/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Nyad Won’t Try Another Cuba To Keys Attempt

After a failed third attempt over the weekend to swim from Cuba to the Florida Keys, Diana Nyad has said she won’t try again.

CBS4–09/26/2011

(Source: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)  US swimmer Diana Nyad swims offshore from the Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club in Havana on September 23, 2011.

Diana Nyad Continues Cuba To Florida Swim

Marathon swimmer Diana Nyad braved schools of jellyfish Saturday while testing the limits of human endurance on a quest to break her own 3-decade-old distance record, in her third attempt at swimming from Havana to Florida, with a possible landing in the middle Keys.

CBS4–09/24/2011

Diana Nyad prepares to jump into the water at Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club, in Havana on August 7, 2011, to swim from Havana to Florida in a three-day non-stop journey.  (ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Diana Nyad Attempting 3rd Cuba To Keys Swim

Endurance athlete Diana Nyad is about to go back in the water for her third attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida and set a world record at the age of 62.

CBS4–09/23/2011

Diana Nyad prepares to jump into the water at Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club, in Havana on August 7, 2011, to swim from Havana to Florida in a three-day non-stop journey.  (ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Nyad May Attempt Another Cuba To Keys Swim

After failing to complete her goal of swimming from Cuba to Key West last month, marathon swimmer may be ready to give it another shot.

CBS4–09/22/2011

( ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Nyad To Attempt Record Setting Cuba To Keys Swim

American endurance swimmer Diana Nyad is hoping to make history on Sunday when she attempts to swim from Cuba to the Florida Keys.

CBS4–08/07/2011

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