101-year-old Grandmother Sets Paragliding Record (WATCH)

101-year-old Grandmother Sets Paragliding Record (WATCH)

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Paragliding grandma News 5 videoNot wanting to be outdone by her 75-year-old paragliding son, Mary Allen Hardison of Ogden, Utah, took flight on her birthday, becoming the “Oldest Female to Paraglide Tandem” — an achievement described Tuesday by Guinness World Records as a “celebration of the start of spring and life rejuvenated.”

“I didn’t want him to do something that I couldn’t do,” the 101-year-old great, great grandmother said.

She didn’t know anything about breaking a record. She just wanted to have fun.

For her 90th birthday she went to Disneyland and rode every ride.

(WATCH the video below, or READ the story from NBC’s TODAY)