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100-year-old D-Day veteran celebrates birthday by going skydiving

April 13, 2016 - Uncategorized



LONDON — Only a true badass would spend their 100th birthday casually jumping out of a plane at 10,000 feet.

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Record breaking 100-year-old Verdun Hayes did exactly that, though — and he raised money for charity and set a British record into the bargain.


“I really, thoroughly enjoyed it,” says an impressively casual Hayes in the clip.

Verdun Hayes skydive


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“Coming out of the plane into the actual freefall, it was lovely.”

Hayes is thinking about going for a world record next year, with another skydive to mark his 101st birthday. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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