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At the age of 64, legendary athlete Diana Nyad inspired the world when she walked onto the shores of Key West after "crossing the Mt. Everest of the earth's oceans", becoming the first person in history to make the 111-mile swim from Cuba to Florida without the assistance of a shark cage. In her riveting new play The Swimmer, recorded live at the Minetta Lane Theatre, Nyad shares the heartbreaking setbacks, brushes with death, and the victories that kept her going, plunging the audience into the depths of her extraordinary journey. Written by Nyad, directed by Emmy Award winner Jane Anderson, and featuring her longtime friend and coach Bonnie Stoll, Nyad makes her New York stage debut in this powerful true story of passion and resilience. 

©2020 Diana Nyad (P)2020 AO Media LLC

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A really wonderful story

I have laughed and cried and been blown away by the unconquered spirit shown in this book. Really inspiring ☺️

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A top listen

An amazing story and very well told. You'll laugh, cry and be astounded. Very inspiring