Diana Nyad

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Name: Diana Nyad
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Diana Nyad pushes the limits

click to enlargeRamon Espinosa/2013 AP file photoSince turning 60, Diana Nyad has made five attempts to swim from Florida to Cuba, finally succeeding last fall. She sought advice from doctors on her aging shoulders and whether they could make it through ... [Published San Francisco Examiner - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

New cold war strikes closer to home!

If you think global wars and conflicts are distant and irrelevant, think again. They are striking a lot closer to home than you might imagine.Right now, I am in Eastern Europe, a few yards from the Danube River. The skies are clear and quiet; the environment, ... [Published Money And Markets - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

What Does It Take To Dive Into Dangerous Waters?

Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode Champions .About Diana Nyad's TedTalkIn pitch-black, stung by jellyfish, choking on salt water, hallucinating, Diana Nyad kept swimming. She describes the journey of her historic 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida, ... [Published WUWM - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

What a Difference a Decision Makes!!!

Perhaps it was your prayers, my angels, my guides, the inner spirit, but something brought to my mind the possibility that I CAN......take a SCUBA course. I AM ABLE.  It must have been time for me because everything has lined up.  I get my pain shots ... [Published Weight Watchers - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Gay/Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame inductees honored

The atmosphere at the Second Annual Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony held at the Center on Halsted on July 11 seemed to exemplify the courage, victory and raw emotion to be found in the arenas where each of the evening's honorees ... [Published Windy City Times - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

The Chance Meeting That Changed My Life

You may have seen Oprah and swimmer Diana Nyad talk about chance encounters . Here are a few more real-life stories in which serendipity leads to insight -- and a whole lot more.By Leigh NewmanLike Us On Facebook |Follow Us On Twitter. ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 07 2014]
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First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Jennifer S. Wilkov to Join the Omega Institute Faculty to Teach How to Survive Life’s Struggles

Jennifer S. Wilkov has joined the faculty of the prestigious Omega Institute and will teach a workshop about surviving life’s struggles which will be held at the main location at 150 Lake Drive, Rhinebeck, NY, during Friday-Sunday, August 8-10, 2014.Ms. ... [Published MyNewsDesk - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrity Swimmer Scheduled to Speak at USI Conference

64 year-old Diana Nyad, who splashed into the spotlight after swimming from Cuba to Florida in 2013, is scheduled to speak at USI's Mid-American Institute on Aging on August 14 and 15.MAIA is a conference for health professionals and the community that ... [Published WTVW FOX 7 - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

8 Women from Our "Fierce List" Share the Women They Admire Most

“ Rosa Parks . She faced down her fears, and she was victorious!”  — Antoinette Tuff“ Chantal Petitclerc , a remarkable wheelchair racer whose strength and power set the standard for all wheelchair athletes.” — Tatyana McFadden“ Dr. Jane Goodall . She ... [Published MORE - Jun 23 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 28 2014 - 1 reports

IDEA Health & Fitness Association to Honor Author, Journalist, Motivational Speaker and Long-Distance Swimmer Diana Nyad with the Prestigious Jack LaLanne Award at the 2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention™

SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diana Nyad, broadcast journalist, writer and record-breaking swimmer, will receive the distinguished Jack LaLanne Award at the upcoming IDEA World Fitness Convention, the largest global fitness event in the world, ... [Published PR Newswire: Health - May 28 2014]
First reported May 25 2014 - Updated May 25 2014 - 1 reports

Long-distance swimmer addresses college graduates

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) - Middlebury College graduates are hearing from long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who last year- at age 64 - swam 110 miles from Cuba to Florida. Nyad will speak at the college commencement on Sunday. Middlebury College President ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - May 25 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

Diana Nyad Says “I Don’t Have Those Dancers’ Bodies”

[ Life ]Diana Nyad is known throughout the world for her athletic prowess as a long-distance swimmer . Sixty-four-year-old Nyad made history last year when she became the first person to complete a swim from Cuba to Florida without the aid of a shark ... [Published WebProNews - Mar 26 2014]

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Diana Nyad pushes the limits [Published San Francisco Examiner - Jul 20 2014]
New cold war strikes closer to home! [Published Money And Markets - Jul 19 2014]
What Does It Take To Dive Into Dangerous Waters? [Published WUWM - Jul 18 2014]
What a Difference a Decision Makes!!! [Published Weight Watchers - Jul 15 2014]
CBS Sci-Tech: ​Jellyfish: Beautiful, dangerous,... [Published CBS News - Jul 13 2014]
2014 Gay/Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame inductees ... [Published Windy City Times - Jul 12 2014]
Tom Daley among list of athletes inducted into ... [Published Gay News Network - Jul 11 2014]
The Chance Meeting That Changed My Life [Published Huffington Post - Jul 07 2014]
Maturity, patience pays off for the long-distan... [Published Yahoo! India - Jul 07 2014]
Mark Bingham, Tom Daley and Billy Bean to be in... [Published Gay News Network - Jul 05 2014]
Jennifer S. Wilkov to Join the Omega Institute ... [Published MyNewsDesk - Jul 03 2014]
Jennifer S. Wilkov to Join the Omega Institute ... [Published PR inside - Jul 03 2014]
Celebrity Swimmer Scheduled to Speak at USI Con... [Published WTVW FOX 7 - Jun 26 2014]
8 Women from Our "Fierce List" Share the Women ... [Published MORE - Jun 23 2014]
Lafayette native completes 25-mile solo swim ac... [Published KATC 3 - Jun 14 2014]
Snoop Dogg, Joe Montana Join Forces for 'No Gun... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 30 2014]
IDEA Health & Fitness Association to Honor Auth... [Published PR Newswire: Health - May 28 2014]
Long-distance swimmer addresses college graduates [Published The Washington Times stories: News - May 25 2014]
What’s the funniest talk? The one you lea... [Published TED Blog - May 16 2014]
UN ambassador, swimmer among Vermont speakers [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 19 2014]
Premiere Travel Destination Draws Thought Leade... [Published PRWeb - Apr 16 2014]
Diana Nyad Says “I Don’t Have Those Dancers’ Bo... [Published WebProNews - Mar 26 2014]
Diana Nyad Says “I Don’t Have Those Dancers’ Bo... [Published WebProNews Feed - Mar 26 2014]
Dancing With the Stars Recap: Two Stars Salsa I... [Published TIME.com - Mar 25 2014]
Erin Andrews Makes DWTS Co-Hosting Debut [Published WebProNews - Mar 18 2014]
Erin Andrews Makes DWTS Co-Hosting Debut [Published WebProNews Feed - Mar 18 2014]
RECAP: Dancing with the Stars Shakes It Up for ... [Published TIME.com - Mar 18 2014]
Cody Simpson Dances The Cha Cha Cha On Dancing ... [Published WebProNews Feed - Mar 18 2014]
TED News in Brief: Diana Nyad on “Dancing... [Published TED Blog - Mar 14 2014]
Diana Dyan Pinned For Dancing With The Stars [Published WebProNews Feed - Mar 05 2014]
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Snoop Dogg, Joe Montana Join Forces for 'No Gun... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 30 2014]
On May 29 Snoop Dogg and Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana attended a benefit to relaunch the rapper's "No Guns Allowed" campaign. Snoop Dogg was also joined by MC Hammer, Ron Conway and Diana Nyad, among others. As the relaunch event began,  ...
IDEA Health & Fitness Association to Honor Auth... [Published PR Newswire: Health - May 28 2014]
SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diana Nyad, broadcast journalist, writer and record-breaking swimmer, will receive the distinguished Jack LaLanne Award at the upcoming IDEA World Fitness Convention, the largest global fitness event in the world, ...
What’s the funniest talk? The one you lea... [Published TED Blog - May 16 2014]
A group of OTP translators meets for a workshop at TEDGlobal 2013. Photo: Ryan Lash Happy birthday, Open Translation Project ! Our global initiative to bring TED Talks beyond the English-speaking world turned five this week. To celebrate, OTP asked ...
Dancing With the Stars Recap: Two Stars Salsa I... [Published TIME.com - Mar 25 2014]
Welcome back to season 18 of Dancing With the Stars. It’s still early in the season, so the names of the putative stars still blend together like a Frappuccino of fabulousness with an extra shot of glitter. More 5 Reasons a TV Show About an American ...
RECAP: Dancing with the Stars Shakes It Up for ... [Published TIME.com - Mar 18 2014]
Welcome to Season 18 of Dancing with the Stars — and to the realization that Dancing and The Bachelor, which also just celebrated (by sipping champagne in a hot tub in a snow storm) its 18th season, are now fully grown, mature and able to sign contracts, ...
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