102-Year-Old Woman is Oldest Skydiver in the World, Jumping for a Cause

Most people don't get to celebrate their 102nd birthday ... and the ones who do, don't celebrate it like Irene O’Shea.


The Australian centenarian recently celebrated her birthday by jumping out of a plane at 14,000 feet and becoming the oldest skydiver in the world. 

It wasn't her first time skydiving. She did it to celebrate her 100th birthday and enjoyed it so much that she decided she'll do it every year. 

As with each of her previous jumps, Irene dedicated her leap to her late daughter, who died 10 years ago from Motor Neuron Disease, and also did it to raise money and awareness to the disease. Since her first jump two years ago, she's raised about $12,000. (People

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