First person to swim from Cuba to the USA [No cage]

Last updated: August 27, 2017 at 19:33 pm

Diana Nyad swam from Havana to Key West without the aid of a shark cage. Nyad took 53 hours to swim the distance of 180 km (110 miles) in September 2013. She wore a mask, a full bodysuit with gloves and dive booties to protect her skin from jellyfish.

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