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.
Endurance swimmer Penny Palfrey muscled past the halfway mark Saturday as she pushed through the Florida Straits, enduring jellyfish stings but otherwise encountering perfect conditions in her attempt to become the first woman to swim unassisted more than 100 miles from Cuba to the Florida Keys.
The Coast Guard is searching by sea and air for a person who went swimming in the Atlantic off the coast near Ft. Pierce Sunday and disappeared.
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.
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.
A member of the Austrian National Swim Team was seriously injured Sunday night during a trip to the beach on the team’s day off. Police say he dug a deep hole in the sand, jumped in, and to the horror of those around him, the hole collapsed.