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Watch Doris Long, 101, break her own abseiling world record

March 5, 2016

YouTube video Press Association

A 101-year-old woman has said she felt no fear as she broke her own world record for the oldest abseiler by descending 94 metres down the side of a viewing tower in July, 2015. Wind and rain did not deter Doris Long, who has been honoured with an MBE for her charity fundraising, as she abseiled down the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth, Hampshire. The last performed the feat on her 100th birthday in May 2014.

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