New Ulm woman, 84, goes skydiving


The sky was the limit for an 84-year-old New Ulm woman Friday.

KARE 11 reports that Edna Roegiers that has wanted to go skydiving for the past four years, and Friday she made it a reality as part of tandem skydive.

KARE photojournalist Aethan Hart documented the jump, which was in Forest Lake.

Roegiers appeared calm throughout the jump, which was captured entirely on video.

Before the jump, Roegiers told the New Ulm Journal that's she's stayed fit in her retirement years by exercising several times a week at local fieldhouse.

She told the paper that she didn't think the jump was "much of a big deal," but added, "some of my family may not be too crazy about it."

See KARE's video of Roegiers' jump below.

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