Diana Nyad Breaks World Record, When She Was Sixty-Four, while using songs as TICKET TO RIDE to Maintain Winning Mood | Meanspeed Tempo Graphs Illustrate the Power of the Speed of the Mind of the Athlete

Meanspeed Music Summary

composers=John Lennon/Paul McCartney

average beat=485.4 milliseconds

means speed/average expected tempo=123.6 beats per minute

corresponding tone=527.40 Hz

Diana Nyad swam from Cuba to the United States on her fourth try.  She was 64 years old when she accomplished this previously impossible-to-do feat.

Ms. Nyad has a “psyche list” of songs that she would hum in her head to keep her swimming through the pain.  The Beatles’ TICKET TO RIDE was her favorite.

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DIANA NYAD Swim For Relief NYC – Herald Square, Manhattan NYC – 10/09/2013 (Photo credit: asterix611)