Diana Nyad completed her swim from Havanna to Key West Monday afternoon, after swimming about 110 miles in 53 hours. One other person has swum the distance, but with the help of a shark cage that sped her through the journey in 25 hours.
KEY WEST, Florida
Nyad was making her fifth attempt in 35 years to make the crossing. She set a record for the longest ocean swim without a shark cage or flippers, according to her crew.