19 Aug '11, 11pm

Here is an amazing and uplifting article on women athletes:

Here is an amazing and uplifting article on women athletes:

Written by Elayne Clift , a Women’s Media Center blogger When 61-year old endurance swimmer Diana Nyad entered the water early on the morning of August 7 in Havana, Cuba, she was fully prepared for the 103-mile swim she would undertake to reach Florida. She had trained vigorously for two years in order to set a record for open-water swimming without a shark cage, training that included 12-hour daily swims. “I’m standing here at the prime of my life,” she told CNN as she was about to start. “When one reaches this age, you still have a body that’s strong but now you have a better mind.” Nyad, for ten years the greatest long-distance swimmer in the world, was nearly halfway into her 60-hour swim when shoulder pain and asthma as well as ocean swells caused her to abandon her goal. “It was a bitter pill to swallow,” she said , but the lesson is “live your life with passion, sho...

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