12 / 18
In this photo provided by Diana Nyad, via the Florida Keys News Bureau, Diana Nyad takes a break after reportedly being stung by a jellyfish Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, off Havana, Cuba. Nyad, who turns 63 Aug. 22, is trying to be the first swimmer to cross the Florida Straits without a shark cage. (AP Photo/Diana Nyad via the Florida Keys News Bureau, Christi Barli)

Diana Nyad ends historic swim

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad was pulled from the water on Aug. 21, ending her historic Cuba-to-Florida swim. Nyad was attempting to become the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.