102-year-old great-granny becomes 'oldest' skydiver

102-year-old great-granny becomes 'oldest' skydiver

Channel NewsAsia - Asia·2018-12-12 14:11

Irene O'Shea completed her first skydive to mark her 100th birthday in 2016. (Photo: AFP/Bryce Sellick, Matt Teager)

SYDNEY: A 102-year-old great-grandmother is believed to have become the world's oldest skydiver after plunging 4,300m through the South Australian sky.

Centenarian adrenaline junkie Irene O'Shea said she "felt normal" after a 220kmh dive that sent her cheeks flapping wildly.

O'Shea took the plunge to raise funds for a motor neurone disease charity. (Photo: AFP/Bryce Sellick, Matt Teager)

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