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101 Year Old Sets Record As World’s Oldest Skydiver

101-Year-Old Sets Record As World’s Oldest Skydiver

A 101-year-old thrill seeker in the United Kingdom landed in the record books on Saturday when he became the world’s oldest tandem skydiver.

Verdun Hayes completed his jump from an airplane 15,000 feet above the ground in Devon, England, at the age of 101 years and 37 days young.

Beautiful,” he told the BBC. “I’d do it again tomorrow. I would, truthfully. It’s lovely.”

Canadian Armand Gendreau previously held the record with his June 2013 jump from 10,000 feet in the Quebec area….

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