"I'm in my prime."
"I'm not a quitter."
"I have a tremendous will."
"You never are too old to chase your dreams."
"[P]ush Cuba back, and push Florida towards you."
"[N]ever, ever give up."
"[T]o come in with my intrepid crew, it just takes all the physical pain away."
"Find a way."
The iconic American extreme athlete completed a 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida on September 2. It was her fifth try in thirty-five years. It took her nearly fifty-three hours. She is sixty-four years old.