101-Year-Old Veteran Breaks Skydiving World Record

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From Elite Daily:

On Sunday, May 14, 2017, Bryson William Verdun Hayes, known as Verdun, became the oldest person in the world to skydive.

Hayes is 101 years old and from southwest England.

According to The Guardian, Hates completed a tandem skydive with three generations of his family at an airfield in Honiton, Devon in the United Kingdom.

When he reached the ground, after jumping 15,000 feet from a plane, Hates reportedly said “hooray” and he was “over the moon” about his accomplishment.

The previous record-holder was 101 and 3 days. Hayes was 101 and 38 days when he jumped.

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