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Diana Nyad, 61, ends Cuba to Florida swim

This is a heartbreaking image. Can anyone doubt she has the heart of a champion? Full story.

Previous PhotoBlog post on the swim's start.

Rob O'Neal, Florida Keys News Bureau via AP

Diana Nyad cries as she speaks to reporters and fans after arriving back in Key West, Fla., Tuesday, Aug. 9 following the 61-year-old marathon swimmer's failed attempt to swim from Cuba to the Florida Keys.

Rob O'Neal, Florida Keys News Bureau via AP

Diana Nyad, right, gestures as U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents board her support boat in Key West, Fla., Tuesday, Aug. 9. The 61-year-old marathon swimmer had to be pulled from the water early Tuesday during a second attempt to swim from Cuba to the Florida Keys.