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September 10, 2013

"What I will do for the rest of my life" — by Diana Nyad, age 10

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Her essay (above), written when she was a fifth grader in Fort Lauderdale, appears in her 1978 book "Other Shores."

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Her guide to training is my bible. Diana Nyad's, "Basic Training for Women". A Total Fitness Program in Just 30 Minutes a Day

ISBN: 0-517-544555

Harmony Books, 1981

I don't meet the gender requirement - thus her program takes well over an hour for a guy.

Posted by: 6.02*10^23 | Sep 11, 2013 12:11:31 AM

Remarkable kid, remarkable woman. I wish I could tap into her confidence flow. What must such self-assurance be like...

I remember reading, way back in the mid-70's in the sports section of the Atlanta Journal, an article about her, in which she stated (not really boasting, just matter-of-fact) that partly due to her intense training, she had the best body of any woman she had ever seen.

Ultracosmic Megaconfidence!

Posted by: Flautist | Sep 10, 2013 8:30:50 PM

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