Diana Nyad Never Gave Up, Made History

The fifth attempt for out swimmer Diana Nyad to cross from Cuba to Florida ended successfully.

BY Lucas Grindley

September 02 2013 10:39 AM ET UPDATED: September 02 2013 7:38 PM ET

Nyad is guided in the right direction by kayaks on her team.


Nyad's handlers said she had a hard time keeping down any food because of all the salt water she ingested.


Cruise ships part the way early Monday morning as Nyad passes. (DianaNyad.com)