The Takeaway: 101-Year-Old Utah Paraglider Breaks Record

“If the notion strikes, I’ll go again,” said Mary Hardison, the 101-year-old Utah woman who just stole a Guinness World Record for oldest female paraglider from a 100-year-old woman from Cyprus, who took her paraglide ride in 2007. According to the Associated Press, Hardison ushered in her birthday last year (on Sept. 1, 2011) with a tandem””accompanied by a guide/instructor””paraglide ride, and was this week officially recognized as the “Oldest Female to Paraglide Tandem.”