103-Year-Old Woman Becomes Oldest Skydiver

A Member Of Iaf's Skydiving Team Performs During The Diamond Jubilee Celebrations Of Srinagar Air Force Station
A member of Indian Air Force's (IAF) 'Akash Ganga' skydiving team performs during the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Srinagar Air Force Station, in Rangreth on the outskirts of Srinagar May 31, 2008. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR)

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A British Skydiver Controls His Parachute As He Skydives From A Plane Some 22,400 Feet Above Diani Beach, Near Mombasa

A Swedish woman has become the oldest skydiver at the age of 103.

Ruth Larson first took the dive at age 101. She returned to break the Guinness World Record on May 29th.

The previous record holder, Kathryn Hodges, was also 103, but Larson is older than Hodges was by mere days. (UPI)