103-Year-Old Breaks World Record as Oldest Female to Do a Tandem Parachute Jump

At 103 years and 259 days old, a Swedish woman has fulfilled her dream and broken a world record in the process by becoming the oldest woman to tandem parachute jump from a plane.
Rut Linnéa Ingegärd Larsson scripted history by becoming the world’s oldest female parachutist since free-falling in Motala, Sweden, on May 29 with parachute expert, Joackim Johansson.
The sun shone in a cloudless sky as Rut’s family and local media flocked to support the daring centenarian, Guinness World Records reported.
(Courtesy of Linköpings fallskärmsklubb via Guinness World Records)
Rut told the outlet that her daughter, Ulla, bought her a new pair of sneakers for the big day. She also expressed her gratitude for the warm weather, saying: “You get new strength when summer comes. It will be exciting, of course, and I have no regrets!”… Source

You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

Leave a Reply

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: Premium WordPress Themes | Thanks to Themes Gallery, Bromoney and Wordpress Themes