A 97-year-old man from Dorset is believed to have become Britain’s oldest skydiver after jumping out of a plane at 10,000ft (3,048m).

George Moyse, who will celebrate his 98th birthday on Wednesday, landed safely on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire.

via BBC NEWS | England | Man, 97, completes 120mph skydive.

Good on him 🙂

And remarkably, to watch the video on the BBC site from Austria, I had to watch an advert first:

Adverts on the BBC

I had forgotten the games the BBC plays to raise revenue while maintaining the licence fee… See also “How to save the BBC”, a publication from the CPS.

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