64-Year-Old Woman Swims From Cuba To Florida

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•36 Sep 3, 2013

After four unsuccessful attempts, 64-year-old Diana Nyad this weekend became only the second person to swim from Cuba to Florida and the first to do so without the aid of a shark cage, traversing the 110-mile distance in 53 hours. What do you think?

  • “It just goes to show that if you don’t give up, you can swim really far for no discernible reason.”

    Murphy Lang –
    Unemployed

  • “I’m not that impressed because I do a lot without the aid of a shark cage.”

    Dylan Kepler –
    Novelty Shirt Vendor

  • “I’d rather just grow out my fingernails indefinitely, thanks.”

    Laetitia Ramon –
    Museum Curator