Quotation by Diana Nyad

Just getting in the pool for seven straight hours is unbearable to me.... It's grueling. There's nothing physically pleasurable about it. If you're doing a hard workout, you're throwing up in the gutter. At night you cling to your pillow and just hope that your body revives before you have to go back and do it again.
Diana Nyad (b. 1949), U.S. long–distance swimmer. As quoted in WomenSports, pp. 37-38 (March 1976).
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