SEE IT: 104-Year-Old Woman Sets Skydiving Record

  • A 104-year-old resident of Chicago, Dorothy Hoffner, embarked on an adventurous journey by trading her walker for a harness and parachute in an attempt to secure the title of the oldest person in the world to ever go skydiving.
  • On Sunday, Dorothy Hoffner’s daring feat unfolded at Skydive Chicago Airport in Ottawa, Illinois, approximately 85 miles southwest of Chicago. Following her 13,500-foot tandem jump, she received a warm welcome from spectators and touched down safely, as reported by the Chicago Tribune.
  • After her record-setting seven-minute plunge, Dorothy Hoffner addressed the crowd with inspiring words, declaring, “Age is just a number.” Her remarkable achievement is currently undergoing certification by Guinness World Records with the assistance of Skydive Chicago.
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