Diana Nyad Discusses What She Eats to Fuel Her While Swimming

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Diana Nyad in 2008. She hadn’t yet decided to embark on what was to be a harrowing road of training and finishing her recently completed swim from Cuba to Key West. In fact, in the conversation below you’ll hear her say she can’t think of what would get her to start swimming laps again. We talked about how she ate on long swims, swimming laps as a weight loss plan and how much more sophisticated athletic feeding has become. You can hear the strength and passion in her voice that would compel her to show all of us what we’re capable of at at time most of us power down. What an extraordinary and fascinating human!