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103-year-old man breaks world record in tandem parachute

Al Blaschke's name will go down in history as he became the world's longest serving tandem skydiver at the age of 103. The jump took place in San Marcos, Texas, on July 2 with the help of Skydive Spaceland San Marcos, at 14,000 feet. The historic moment was captured by Thomas Hughes, 39, and the Skydive Spaceland San Marcos team. Thomas said, "I was contacted by a lady named Betty Schlader, a friend of Al's. Betty proposed the idea that Al should jump to celebrate her grandson's graduation and at the same time try to break the Guinness World Record for longest running tandem skydive.

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