Warning Our website is currently configured to place cookies on your computer. For more information about cookies and how to disable cookies, see our cookie policy Hide this message in future

ITN Logo

ITN Logo

102-year-old celebrates birthday by base jumping

Report & Video by Ashley Fudge

102-year-old base jumper Dorothy Custer has celebrated her birthday by leaping from a bridge in Idaho over the Snake River in a

tandem jump.

The plucky pensioner relished the flying leap and as she landed exclaimed: "It was too short! I don't know why it went down so

quickly. But that was all right."

The centenarian is no stranger to extreme sports. Last year she ziplined across the Snake River Canyon.

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Top Stories