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Swimming, Boating, Rafting From Cuba To Florida

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Straits of Florida between Cuba and Florida has been the site of many solo swim attempts since 1950. These adventurous swimmers have included Jose Cortinas, Leo Vigil, Rolando [...]

Diana Nyad’s Finds A Way

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Diana Nyad's memoir "Find a Way" was published to great fanfare this week. We recently saw Nyad do a dryland workout and found her focus and intensity to be, [...]

Diana Nyad Receives Plaque On Smathers Beach

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Diana Nyad's swim from Cuba to Florida was recently commemorated by the placement of a memorial plaque on Smathers Beach in Florida. The plaque reads, "Diana Nyad came ashore [...]

Blood And Raw Meat While Lost At Sea

Attempting to swim across the Straits of Florida takes courage and resources that few swimmers possess. With escort boats, regular feeds and an experienced crew, the stretch of water from Cuba to Florida is mind-boggling [...]

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