September 2nd, 2013
12:05 AM ET

Nyad's Cuba-Florida swim breaks one record

Diana Nyad has broken swimmer Penny Palfrey's 2012 distance record in the Cuba to Florida swim, putting her closer to Key West than anyone has ever swum without a shark cage.

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  1. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    We need–especially in the USA–more extraordinary individuals who aspire to monumental goals.

    September 2, 2013 at 8:33 am | Report abuse |
  2. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    Outstanding personal achievement always causes me to revisit THE FOUNTAINHEAD. Sadly, its author's lessons have been forgotten and even condemned.

    September 2, 2013 at 9:34 am | Report abuse |
  3. Zandie

    Yes. It is the doers and the dreamers that make our world a better place to live.

    September 2, 2013 at 12:57 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Zandie

    I am so sorry CNN that you don't approve of my post.

    September 2, 2013 at 12:59 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Zandie

    Fascinating. My mere agreement with Joey is cause for deletion?

    September 2, 2013 at 1:00 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    Diana Nyad has completed her swim!
    My heart is wildly sending her thousands of cheers.

    September 2, 2013 at 6:27 pm | Report abuse |
  7. dazzle ©

    What an achievement. Diana Nyad a true athlete and a winner.

    September 2, 2013 at 9:05 pm | Report abuse |