Skydivers Over Sixty, a group of veteran skydivers from around the world, set the world record today in Lake Elsinore for 60 skydivers over the age of 60 jumping in formation.
At around 2:40 p.m., the skydivers successfully completed their big-way formation in a 90-second freefall. It was the fourth jump of the day, but the seventh jump taken since they began Thursday.
“They were ecstatic. They were hootin’ and hollering on the ground because they felt really good (about the jump),” said Carol Jones, the group’s event coordinator.
The skydivers are taking a break for the rest of the day, but they’re not done for the weekend. The group is looking to set another record.
“Tomorrow we’re going to go for 66 for right now,” Jones said. “It might be 65 or 66.”
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