Tag: Christi Barli

Diana Nyad Gets Stung And Stung Again

Diana Nyad Gets Stung And Stung Again Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Diana Nyad is 20 hours into her swim. Despite four major jellyfish stings, she still manages to stay strong keep in tune to her rhythm with her mental playlist of 65 songs, 5 hours and 15 minutes. Sting 1: A Flower Hat Jellyfish stung Diana at 8:40 pm. She was treated

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Streaming Along A Marathon Swim

Streaming Along Marathon Swims Courtesy of WOWSA, Straits of Florida, Caribbean Sea. One of the innovations that Diana Nyad used during her long (24+ hour swims) was the swimmer's streamer. It is a piece of cloth (for the daytime hours) or illuminated material (for the nighttime hours) that runs parallel alongside the boat. The navigational aid is

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