March 14, 2015 1:38 pm

WATCH: South African woman celebrates 100th birthday by skydiving

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WATCH ABOVE: Georgina Harwood celebrates her 100th birthday in South Africa by skydiving

Family from all over the world travelled to Cape Town, South Africa to support Georgina Harwood as she celebrated her 100th birthday by jumping out of an airplane.

Fifteen members of her family and friends came to jump with her in groups of three. It was Harwood’s third skydive. Her first was eight years ago, when she was 92.

Harwood’s effort was also to raise money National Sea Rescue Institute.

She wore a red jumper suit for the occasion.

“It was wonderful, it was exhilarating,” she told reporters after the jump. “I’m trying to think of the adjectives I can add to, but it is very difficult, there are so many adjectives. But it was definitely a very special, exhilarating experience, even this jump seemed to be a little bit different from the previous ones.”

Harwood’s not done celebrating yet. On Monday, she plans on doing a little shark cage diving.

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