Congratulations to Diana Nyad. Her swim from Cuba to Florida on Monday was nothing short of amazing. I ought to know. Nyad and I both are 64. I played water polo and swam in high school and played water polo in college. Over the years, I have surfed nearly every break in California, many in Mexico and even some in the Seychelles.
Swimming in open waters as she did proved age is just a number. Her accomplishment definitely is newsworthy. Nyad belongs in the Baby Boomers’ Hall of Fame.
Laguna Beach, Ca.