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Marcy Haines Meets Diana Nyad

| August 12, 2015


  Marcy, recently was able to meet Diana Nyad.  Diana is an American Author, Journalist, Motivational Speaker, and Long Distance Swimmer.

At the age of 64 Diana Nyad successfully fulfilled her lifelong dream of swimming from Cuba to Florida a 110-mile swim.

In 2010 she began her “Xtreme Dream” quest of  swimming from Cuba to Florida, a task she had failed to finish 30 years earlier.  When asked her motivation she replied “Because I’d like to prove to other 60-year-olds that it is never to late to start your dreams”. 

Back in the 1970s, Diana was the greatest long-distance swimmer in the world.  She also became a prominent sports broadcaster for NPR, ABC’s Wide world of Sports, Fox Sports, and the New York Times.  She also has written 3 books and speaks fluent French & Spanish.

Marcy felt very honored to meet a woman of such amazing accomplishments. Diana’s life story is an incredible inspiration to all.  We hope that her story inspires you to never quit on your dreams no matter how extreme they may be.

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