Early in her career, Nyad was more candid than she is now about her career goals. From a 1975 interview:
I would not deny that the day to day motivations are fame and fortune…. I want very much to be recognized.
Diana Nyad wants fortune, fame, and adoration. To ensure acquisition thereof, she exaggerates and lies.
Diana Nyad says that everyone who’s anyone has tried to swim the Florida Strait. Is that true?