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Nyad’s Fourth Attempt From Cuba Fails

World record-holding distance swimmer Diana Nyad had to cut short her fourth attempt to swim from Cuba to the Florida Keys due to rough seas and jellyfish stings on her lips. The 62-year-old American, who battled squalls, rough seas and jellyfish, had set out from Cuba on Saturday. Nyad spent more than 60 hours in the water before she abandoned …

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Lesbian Distance Swimmer To Try Again

Diana Nyad has held the world record for non-stop distance swimming for the last 33 years. At 62 she is about to make her third attempt to swim from Havana to the Florida Keys. Last year’s attempt was cut short due to jellyfish stings.

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Wardrobe Malfunction

Olympic gold medalist Ricky Berens split the backside of his bodysuit just before his heat in the world championships in Rome, but decided to swim anyway. He won. Unrelated to Berens’ buttcrack, swimming’s governing body decided today to ban the full bodysuits in future competitions after numerous speed records were broken thanks to their high-tech materials. (Tipped by JMG reader …

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