November 13, 2008 at 9:26 am (photos) (, , , , , , , , , , )

One-hundred-year old Peggy McAlpine paraglides off a 2,500-foot (762-meter) mountain peak in Kyrenia, northern Cyprus Oct. 31, 2007. The self confessed “daredevil” leaped into record books on Wednesday by paragliding off the mountain peak. The jump was to mark McAlpine’s 100th birthday, which she had celebrated the day before when she received a congratulatory telegram from the Queen.


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