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Annette Bening As Diana Nyad

Annette Bening will star as Diana Nyad in the feature length film Nyad that depicts her life and crossing of the Florida Straits and is based on her autobiography Find a Way.

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Gozo-Malta Open Water Channel Swim

This is a competitive swim that may serve to generate funds for a favored charitable institution. The swim uses regulations issued by the Swimming Board of Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club in Malta. All swimmers are escorted by safety boats. Swimming in groups up to 4 is allowed, although group swimming is not part of the competition. Apart from the main marshal boat, a maritime team of paramedics accompanies the swimmers. The two-way 11 km swim starts in Marfa Bay, Malta with a turn-around buoy in Qala, Gozo and the finish in Marfa Bay. The one-way 5. km swim starts from Gozo.


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