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Fearless 102-year-old grandma skydives to raise funds for Motor Neuron Disease


WELLINGTON, South Australia (CIRCA via STORYFUL) — A fearless, 102-year-old grandmother completed a skydiving jump in South Australia on Sunday, in a bid to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association of South Australia.

Irene O’Shea, who lost her daughter to Motor Neuron Disease (MND), completed the skydive, which was her third since 2016, at the SA Skydiving Langhorne Creek drop zone.

In the video above, captured by SA Skydiving, O’Shea can be seen walking to the plane which then takes her "just over 14,000 ft" above the drop zone, a statement from SA Skydiving said. She could then be seen getting a supply of oxygen before making the jump, assisted by a skydiving instructor.

According to the statement from SA Skydiving, when asked about being an adrenaline junkie, O’Shea told 9Now: “As far as I’m concerned, I’m the same as everyone else, just a normal person."

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