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Video: 84-year-old Indian man goes skydiving in Dubai

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Dubai - Age is not an issue for this adventurer.



By Web Report

Published: Thu 19 Sep 2019, 4:00 PM

Last updated: Fri 20 Sep 2019, 8:45 AM

An 84-year-old Indian man - with a penchant for adventure - has finally added skydiving to his list of feats. His latest achievement took him to Dubai, where he jumped off a plane from 13,000 ft.
"I believe in gathering experience, rather than wealth," 84-year-old Sushil Kumar told Skydive Dubai before making the jump. The Bengaluru resident was on a holiday with his family this week when he decided to go skydiving. Kumar is no stranger to adventure - having trekked the Himalayas and going scuba diving. Age is not an issue for Kumar.
He spoke at length about his feelings before the jump. Once fitted with the safety harness, Kumar was calm, collected, and excited to live the thrill of freefall. "I am told it lasts for only 60 seconds," he said. "However, time is relative, and 60 seconds can feel like one hour."
Skydive Dubai shared a video of his daring leap on their social media handles. The 84-year-old can be seen flying over the Palm Jumeirah.
Commenting on the experience, Kumar said it felt like being in a whirlpool. The old adventurer also considered it to be his best adventure to date.


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