By Laura Stampler
March 16, 2015

For her 100th birthday, a South African great-grandmother decided to celebrate as most centurions do—jump out of a plane.

Georgina Harwood skydived for her birthday on Saturday, telling the Associated Press that the tandem jump was “wonderful, it was exhilarating.”

She planned to continue celebrating on Monday by cage diving with sharks.

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Schalk van Zuydam—AP
Hundred year old Georgina Harwood walks to the aeroplane before her tandem parachute jump forming part of her birthday celebration in Cape Town, South Africa. Celebrating her 100th birthday with a parachute jump is not enough for South African Georgina Harwood. She plans to make her centenary even more exciting by doing a shark cage dive on Monday. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)
Schalk van Zuydam—AP

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