“I am gonna chase that dream, it’s a beautiful dream”

‘Never ever give up’: US grandmother Diana Nyad, 64, swims into the record books as she becomes first person to complete mammoth 103-MILE swim from Cuba to Florida WITHOUT a shark cage

Diana Nyad completed the swim in 52 hours, 54 minutes and 18 seconds

She was put on a stretcher and given an IV as soon as she got to the beach

The swimmer achieved her life-long dream on her fifth attempt

Endurance swimmer paused to thank her team two miles from Florida

The grandmother said she is looking forward to ‘a whopping party’

President Obama tweeted: ‘Congratulations to @DianaNyad. Never give up on your dreams’

Diana Nyad

See more on Daily Mail and Diana Nyad’s personal site 

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2 Responses to “I am gonna chase that dream, it’s a beautiful dream”

  1. This is such an incredible story. What an inspiration.

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