Hear her story. Diana Nyad: Vietnam Long Time Coming. By Advocate.com Editors. Her past and present collide in her obsession with a feat that nobody … Directed by Timothy Wheeler. Swimmer Diana Nyad comes out of a thirty year retirement to swim non-stop from Cuba to Florida. The documentary brings Nyad's adventure to life as she sets out to prove that will and determination are all you need to make the unimaginable possible. … Related News. In the pitch-black night, stung by jellyfish, choking on salt water, singing to herself, hallucinating … Diana Nyad just kept on swimming. WATCH: The Diana Nyad Documentary Trailer. Sterling K. Brown Breaks Down Randall’s Anxiety, Aversion to Therapy in ‘This Is Us’ And that's how she finally achieved her lifetime goal as an athlete: an extreme 100-mile swim from Cuba to Florida -- at age 64. The documentary was listed among The Advocate's favorites of this year's Outfest. With Diana Nyad, Bonnie Stoll, Luke Tipple. THE OTHER SHORE follows world record holder and legendary swimmer Diana Nyad as she comes out of a thirty-year retirement to re-attempt an elusive dream: swimming 103 miles non-stop from Cuba to Florida without the use of a shark cage.