Forget about insensitive swimming legend Diana Nyad.
Her claim to fame in the annals of Cuban history has been eclipsed by the Normalization Circus, and her moral oafishness seems like child’s play now, in the shadow of Obama’s escapades in Havana, especially that “wave” stunt of his with King Raul at the ball park.
And… to top it off…. Diana has a very serious one-legged competitor who plans to duplicate her Cuba-to-Key West swim. Yes, a one-legged man.
Today it’s a one-legged man, tomorrow a double amputee, next month it will be a blind 89-year-old granny, then a transgendered quadriplegic and so on and on…
Aaaah. What a magical island. Truly magical.
Who needs magical realism, as long as Castrogonia continues to exist?
From The Local It (Italian News in English):
One-legged Italian to swim Florida-Cuba in world first
Salvatore Cimmino is bidding to become the first person to complete a 166km uninterrupted swim From Florida to Cuba. As If that wasn’t impressive enough, he only has one leg.
Cimmino, 52, lost his right leg below the middle of the femur aged just 15, when medics were forced to amputate the appendage as it was riddled with an aggressive form of bone cancer.
In September, Cimmino, originally from Torre Annunziata, Campania, hopes to swim from Key West, on the southern tip of Florida to Havana, Cuba.
If all goes to plan the swim should take 60 hours, during which time he will brave strong currents, sharks and jellyfish in the Gulf of Mexico.
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