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Achieving the Impossible: The Incredible Story of Diana Nyad

Fail It Forward: Lessons for Life, Leadership, and Turning Failure Into Success

Diana Nyad is an American author, journalist, motivational speaker, and long-distance swimmer. In the 1970s, she became known as the world’s greatest long distance swimmer with her open-water achievements, including a record-breaking swim around Manhattan. In 2013, on her fifth attempt and at age 64, she became the first person to swim 111 miles from Cuba to Florida, facing deadly box jellyfish, sharks, and the fastest moving waters in the world in a grueling 2-day journey (53 hours straight). In her memoir, Find a Way, she shares this incredible story of perseverance, survival, and never giving up on your dreams. There are 16 million people who participate in open water swimming. There are only 12 people who have swam for 48 hours, but there is only one person who has gone 53 hours and 111 miles with lethal box jellyfish, sharks, and harsh elements, through the fastest and largest moving body of water in the world and made it to the other side. Diana's story isn’t just about swimming, it’s about the human spirit, perseverance, survival, and will power. 

36mins

26 Apr 2021

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Growing Bolder: Susan Winter; Dr. Daniel Amen; David Muir; Diana Nyad

Growing Bolder

One of the most damaging things to our health is loneliness. Feeling alone and isolated is prevalent as we age and can have devastating effects. Relationship expert Susan Winter offer interesting ways to stay in the game. Plus, Dr. Daniel Amen is one of the most influential psychiatrists in the country. A respected thought leader on brain health, he talks to Growing Bolder about the near-epidemic levels of depression and anxiety in this country and offers strategies we can all use to deal with these common issues. Do you know much about the culture you came from? David Muir was born in Jamaica but has called the U.S. home for decades. He wanted to find a place to celebrate Caribbean culture but it didn’t exist — so he created it! Find out how discovering his roots led to a passion he never imagined. And legendary swimmer Diana Nyad shares why the phrase “can not” is something you should never say to her.

51mins

18 Apr 2021

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HAZAÑA: Diana Nyad

Doctoras En Vivo

“Este es el último intento” las palabras resonaban definitivas.Todos estos años entrenando, estudiando el plan con su equipo de cientificxs, navegantes, y preparadores fisicos, y fallando una vez tras otra. La corriente del Golfo no tenía piedad, pero Diana Nyad estaba determinada a realizar esta hazaña: cruzar nadando desde Cuba hasta Key West, Florida. En la mañana del  31 de Agosto de 2013, Diana salto desde la marina Hemingway al agua. Esta es la historia de esa travesía.  Enlaces de interés: Diana Nyad: Never, ever give up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zx8uYIfUvh4 Diana Nyad: Extreme swimming with the world's most dangerous jellyfish https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6mhFgAjqwA

21mins

19 Mar 2021

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Motivation 104: Diana Nyad "Never Ever Give Up"

Rebel 2 Succeed | Daily Motivation & Quotes For Success

In this episode, Diana Nyad shares some motivational and inspirational advice to help you reach your dreams and goals. The quote for this episode is "Never Ever Give Up". Use this quote for success and all other quotes on motivation to help you reach your goals and dreams. Visit rebel2succeed.com for more content and value.  Leave an Honest Review at RateThisPodcast.com/rebel2succeed  *** FOLLOW ME *** Website: https://www.rebel2succeed.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Rebel2Succeed/?modal=admin_todo_tour Twitter: https://twitter.com/Rebel2Succeed Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rebel2succeed  Check out my book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Love-Success-love-your-success-ebook/dp/B08P4GG8YY/ref=sr_1_21?dchild=1&keywords=Anthony+Williams&qid=1607967655&sr=8-21 (Click or Copy & Paste the link above into your browser) Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zx8uYIfUvh4&list=PL5ipOXDp_U6Xsvd82th4ymAsMldvcKM-R&index=25&t=76s

27mins

18 Mar 2021

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Diana Nyad: I couldn’t have done it a fingernail better

Meditative Story

By the 1980s, Diana Nyad had left competitive swimming behind, embarking on a successful career as a sports broadcaster. But after a meeting with “Superman” actor Christopher Reeve — whose throw from a horse left him paralyzed from the shoulders down — she is reminded of a challenge that fueled her early athletic ambitions, and re-commits to living everyday just past the limit of what seems endurable.Get the transcript: meditativestory.comSign up for the weekly Meditative Story newsletter, to get a timely episode reminder and a mini meditation in your inbox: http://eepurl.com/gyDGgD

32mins

6 Jan 2021

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Generation Bold Radio--January 3, 2021, Guest: Diana Nyad, Walking with a Legend (from 2018)

Generation Bold Radio

On September 2, 2013, at the age of sixty-four, Diana Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the aid of a shark cage, swimming 111 miles in fifty-three hours from Havana to Key West. In the 1970s, she became known as the world’s greatest long distance swimmer with her open-water achievments, including a record-breaking swim around Manhattan. For the next thirty years, Nyad was a prominent sports broadcaster and journalist, filing compelling stories for National Public Radio, ABC’S Wide World of Sports, and others. She is the author of the upcoming memoir, Find a Way, and three other books, is a national fitness icon, is a talented linguist, and is one of today’s most powerful and engaging public speakers.

38mins

1 Jan 2021

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Resilience (with Sarah Cooper, Diana Nyad, and Angela Duckworth)

You and Me Both with Hillary Clinton

2020 has been a challenging year by any measure. In this episode, comedian Sarah Cooper ( famous for her lip-sync parodies of President Trump); Grit author Angela Duckworth; and long distance swimmer Diana Nyad share with Hillary their stories of summoning strength, motivation, and humor in the face of obstacles.Sarah Cooper is a standup comedian and author of How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings and 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings. Her Netflix comedy special “Sarah Cooper: Everything’s Fine” comes out on October 27.Angela Duckworth is a research psychologist and author. Her 2016 book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance was a #1 New York Times bestseller.Diana Nyad is a long-distance swimmer who in 2013, at age 64, succeeded on her fifth attempt to swim over one hundred miles from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage — the first person to have done so. She chronicles that swim in her book Find a Way. You can find more information on her walking and clean water initiatives here.A full transcript is here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

50mins

13 Oct 2020

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Today In History - Diana Nyad, 64, makes record swim from Cuba to Florida

Today In History

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2 Sep 2020

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Generation Bold Radio--August 23, 2020, Guest: Diana Nyad, Walking with a Legend (from 2018)

Generation Bold

On September 2, 2013, at the age of sixty-four, Diana Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the aid of a shark cage, swimming 111 miles in fifty-three hours from Havana to Key West. In the 1970s, she became known as the world’s greatest long distance swimmer with her open-water achievments, including a record-breaking swim around Manhattan.For the next thirty years, Nyad was a prominent sports broadcaster and journalist, filing compelling stories for National Public Radio, ABC’S Wide World of Sports, and others. She is the author of the upcoming memoir, Find a Way, and three other books, is a national fitness icon, is a talented linguist, and is one of today’s most powerful and engaging public speakers.

38mins

20 Aug 2020

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Diana Nyad: Author, journalist, motivational speaker, long-distance swimmer. And co-founder of EverWalk, the biggest walking initiative in America.

The PFF Podcast

Diana Nyad is the author of four books including a memoir published by Knopf, sports correspondent and celebrated motivational speaker. Most of all, Diana is admired throughout the world for her legendary accomplishments as a long-distance swimmer including a 28-mile swim around the island of Manhattan carried out in 1975 at the age of 26; and, after four aborted tries, her 111 mile, 53 hour swim from Cuba to Florida completed on September 2, 2013 at the age of 64. Most recently, together with her partner Bonnie, Diana co-founded the Everwalk movement. On this episode of the PFF Podcast, she discusses the value of walking on this earth and igniting a “walking revolution” in the United States in the name of health, a renewed sense of community, and self-empowerment.

50mins

5 Jun 2020

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