The legendary Diana Nyad is proof that an "Xtreme Dream" can be reached at any age. Whether it’s through her rigorous training, her contribution to TED Talks, or her insightful blog, Diana wants to inspire and remind everyone how important it is to continue reaching for the impossible goal.
Diana’s Xtreme Dream is to successfully swim, unassisted by cages, from Cuba to Florida. The 62 year-old, record-breaking swimmer has been working tirelessly, spending anywhere from 12 to 24 hours in the water each day. This quest is one that she tried for twice before, but a surprise asthma attack and crippling jellyfish stings forced her to stop before reaching the shore.
These unsuccessful attempts tested Diana’s spirit, but they did not break her. She knows that when you have a dream you must do everything you possibly can to reach it, no matter your age or the obstacles ahead.