Age Doesn't Slow Skydivers

1 decade 1 year 4 months ago Saturday, June 16 2007 Jun 16, 2007 Saturday, June 16, 2007 6:16:48 PM CDT June 16, 2007 in News
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And some of the skydivers jumping with the help of skydiving business Freefall Express might surprise you. Yesterday, Elmer Lewis made his sixth jump, and can't wait to take another leap tomorrow. Elmer is 90. And he wasn't alone when he stepped out of the plane and dropped 10,500 feet strapped to a skydiver. Jumping with him, also with tandem instructors, were 82-year-old Skippy Fine, who has been jumping since 1975, and first-time jumper Rex Crewse, who's 71. Fine says she hopes others would see that aging doesn't mean an end to thrilling challenges.

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