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What does it take to swim 110 miles at age 64? A high pain tolerance, for starters

By Bee Staff

United States endurance swimmer Diana Nyad, right, with one of her shark divers, Niko Gazzace, as she celebrated her record-setting swim from Cuba to Florida, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. She speaks March 11 at the Harris Center in Folsom.
United States endurance swimmer Diana Nyad, right, with one of her shark divers, Niko Gazzace, as she celebrated her record-setting swim from Cuba to Florida, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. She speaks March 11 at the Harris Center in Folsom. AP

An Evening With Diana Nyad – who successfully completed the 110-mile, 53-hour swim from Cuba to Florida at the age of 64 in 2013 – happens at 7 p.m. on March 11 at the Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College in Folsom. Tickets: $29- $64, www.harriscenter.net or 916-608-6888.

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