Incredible 102-Year-Old Base Jumper Is Our New Hero

After over a century on earth, Dorothy Custer is still up for a spot of extreme sports.

1. To celebrate her 102nd birthday, American comedian Dorothy Custer strapped on a helmet.

2. Stood on the Perrine Bridge in Idaho.

3. And jumped.

4. Becoming the oldest person ever to do so, and our newest hero.

It’s not the first stunt of this kind she’s performed, either. She celebrated her 101st birthday last year by doing a zip line. Watch the footage of her base jump in full below.

7. The secret to her age-defying athleticism and courage?



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