Diana Nyad

Diana Nyad's essay on high school swim coach's sexual assaults is a gut-wrenching wakeup call

Diana Nyad's essay on high school swim coach's sexual assaults is a gut-wrenching wakeup call

Swimming legend Diana Nyad, who swam 110.86 miles from Cuba to Florida at age 64, penned an absolutely breathtaking op-ed Thursday about being repeatedly sexually assaulted by her swim coach at Pine Crest high school in Fort Lauderdale.

Though Nyad didn't name the coach in this op-ed, she previously accused Jack Nelson, Pine Crest's coach at the time, of sexually abusing her. Nelson died in 2014.

“My particular case mirrors countless...

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