Diana Nyad ends historic swim

Associated Press
In this photo released by Diana Nyad via the Florida Keys News Bureau, endurance swimmer Diana Nyad swims off Havana, Cuba, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, as she begins a more than 100-mile trip across the Florida Straits to the Florida Keys. Nyad, who turns 63 on Aug. 22, is trying to be the first swimmer to cross the Straits without a shark cage. (AP Photo/ Diana Nyad via the Florida Keys News Bureau, Christi Barli)

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Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad was pulled from the water on Aug. 21, ending her historic Cuba-to-Florida swim. Nyad was attempting to become the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.

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