In this photo provided by Diana Nyad via the Florida Keys News Bureau, endurance swimmer Diana Nyad (yellow bathing cap) pauses for a rest and hydration with her support crew in the Florida Straits between Cuba and the Florida Keys, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012. Nyad is endeavoring to become the first swimmer to transit the Florida Straits from Cuba to the Keys without a shark cage.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Monday, August 20th, 2012
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HAVANA — Endurance athlete Diana Nyad forged ahead in the Straits of Florida with renewed vigor Sunday in pursuit of a record 103-mile (166-kilometer), unassisted swim in open waters without the aid of a shark cage.