Babalu: The treacherous Florida Straits

It’s very hard to swim the Florida Straits from Havana to Florida, there are so many physical obstacles that could hamper and abruptly halt the attempt entirely. The Associated Press report on Diana Nyad’s 2nd attempt on this feat explains, in detail, how unpleasantly treacherous it is and was. Unfortunately Nyad failed again as she stopped short. There’s additional information on how Australian endurance swimmer, Susie Maroney, successfully swam the estimated 90 miles in 1997 in a shark cage…….Read More

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