90 year-old skydiver

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Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 2:16pm

Turning 90 years-old is a big deal, so a Texas man wanted to make sure he did it in style, by jumping out of an airplane, Greg Onofrio was there to help him celebrate.

If you've ever thought, "I can't."

Carla O'Dell, Jack's Wife, "Yeah, he's Mr. Charisma."

Maybe Jack Grayson will change your mind.

Carla O'Dell, "When bad things happen, and they happen to all of us, Jack just goes, 'Oh, well. Life goes on.'"

Jack was born on October 8th, 1923. In other words, he's 90 years-old and he's celebrating in style.

Steven Hitt, Jack's Friend, "I've never seen somebody at that age jump out of a plane."

Jack Grayson, "Your attitude is one of the greatest things that will keep you alive. and I'm going to prove that today by getting out of that plane at 90."

The founder of the Houston based "American Productivity and Quality Center, co-founder of the Houstonian and former Nixon Administration official says he's not one to back down from a challenge and you could say he put his money where his mouth is."

Jack Grayson, "I'm not worried a bit. I bet my blood pressure is normal right now."

We were there in Sealy to watch him skydive from 14,000 feet, flying through the air at more than 120 mph.

"Put your elbows around your instructor and your head back on his shoulder, so you don't bump heads coming out."

Jack Grayson, "Let's go!"

"We're climbing to 4,500 feet directly over the field, so a little bit less than ten minutes."

In the end, the trip was a success and now Jack says it's your turn.

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