Diana Nyad

People from the local nautical club carry a Cuban and a U.S. flag to the coast to watch U.S. swimmer Diana Nyad start her swim to Florida from Havana, Cuba, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. Endurance athlete Nyad launched another bid Saturday to set an open-water record by swimming from Havana to the Florida Keys without a protective shark cage. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)