104 year old Dorathy Hoffner dies days after going skydiving to break Guinness World Record

Dorothy Hoffner

Dorothy Hoffner an American woman who recently achieved the world record as the oldest skydiver, has peaceful passed away in residence in Chicago according to New York Times.

Dorothy Hoffner who gained international recognition for her remarkable sky adventure, made a daring jump from an aircraft skydive Chicago airport on the 1st of October, Which eventually made a new record breaker in the Guinness world records for the oldest skey diver.

104 year old American lady took the record oldest skydiving records which was held by a 103 year old Swedish woman from the prior year.

Dorothy Hoffner

Dorothy Hoffner at 104 didn't really consider her age but went for the record breaking adventure which she described as calm and enjoyable.

After landing in Ottawa, a distance approximately 80miles from southwest of Chicago, she shared her experience about her adventure “ there was nothing scary about it. It was peaceful and nice ”

Dorothy Hoffner,  was confirmed dead at the Brookdale Lake View senior living community by staff, as reported by her friend, Joe Conant. Her passing is believed to have occurred on Sunday night.

A spokesperson for Skydive Chicago and the US Parachute Association expressed their honor that Hoffner’s final dive concluded her “exciting, well-lived life.”

They mentioned, “Skydiving is an activity that many of us place on our bucket lists for safekeeping, but Dorothy reminds us that it’s never too late to embrace the thrill of a lifetime.”

The New York Times reported that initially, Ms. Hoffner was “not excited” about the media attention she received last week.

However, as the weekend approached, her perspective changed, viewing it as an opportunity to connect with new people.

A nurse who had known Ms. Hoffner for approximately five years mentioned on Tuesday that the cause of her death had not yet been determined.


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