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Diana Nyad won't slow down

Updated: June 24, 2014, 9:34 AM ET
By Leslie Goldman | Special to espnW

Age: 64

Birthplace: New York

Twitter handle: @DianaNyad

Twitter followers: 40,244

15 things you don't know about Diana Nyad:

1. On Sept. 23, 2011, the No.1 Google search in the world had to do with Nyad's attempt to swim the 103 miles between Cuba and Florida. About 1.3 million Twitter fans followed her. Relentless attacks by toxic, convulsion-inducing jellyfish thwarted her efforts.

2. Check out these jellyfish scars.

3. In ...

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