Man breaks Guinness world record for oldest tandem skydive and it’s not his first time

Most of us would freak out jumping from a plane at 14,000 feet. But, can you imagine your Grandpa doing it?

A Texas man named Al Blaschke set a Guiness world record recently. He became the oldest tandem skydiver at 103 years young. Proof that age is just a number.

Incredibly, it wasn’t even his first time skydiving. He did it back in 2017 to celebrate his 100th birthday.

You know, I’ve always wanted to skydive at least once, bucket list thing, but I don’t even like flying so I can’t even guess how it going to happen! Congrats to good ole Al. I applaud you my friend!

Check out the video below.

Jeff Kode

Jeff Kode has previously written articles for The Arizona Republic, as well as other publications including Echo Magazine and IONAZ Magazine. He is an enthusiastic movie lover, and enjoys discovering new music. He was previously on air middays with his own show The Sugar Rush, 6-9 am on The Morning Beat with Steve and Jeff, and can now be heard during the afternoon drive 3 to 5 pm at 88.7 The Pulse.
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