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Diana Nyad suspends latest Florida-Cuba swim bid

Diana Nyad

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad suspended her latest attempt to swim from Florida to Cuba early Tuesday, after being hampered by more jellyfish stings and strong overnight storms. Angie Sollinger, a senior member of Nyad’s support team, told NBC producer Matt German that Nyad has been pulled out of the water suffering from extreme exhaustion.

 

7 survive 20 hours at sea clinging to boat, cooler

Four hours into a family fishing trip, rough waves flipped a 22-foot boat off the Florida Keys, tossing eight people overboard. Seven of them, including a 4-year-old girl, survived by clinging to their capsized vessel and a small blue cooler for almost 20 hours, suffering exhaustion, jellyfish stings and hypothermia....

 

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