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100-year-old granny celebrates birthday with skydive and great white shark encounter

A Great White Shark.
Granny celebrates 100th birthday with skydive and great white shark cage dive. Image by Lwp Kommunikáció / CC BY 2.0

Georgina Harwood, a 100-year-old grandmother from Cape Town decided to celebrate her centenary birthday with several bursts of adrenaline. She started with a trip up Table Mountain last Tuesday, before a tandem skydive on Saturday for charity. On Monday she then took things to a deeper level, with a great white shark cage dive off the coast at Gansbaai. Read more: news24.com