94-Year-Old Takes The Plunge
What George Bush can do, Steven Eastman, of Renton, Wash., did perhaps a little better. The former U.S. president made headlines around the world a month ago when he skydived on his 80th birthday. Eastman celebrated his 94th birthday on July 4 with a tandem leap from 12,000 feet. What's more, his son Hal and granddaughter Julie Pech joined him (we didn't see George W. shouting Geronimo with his dad). "I wanna do it again," yelled the elder Eastman after touching down at Harvey Field, in Snohomish. Eastman's jump had been planned for about five years and about 60 family members attended the feat. He wasn't the oldest skydiver to use Harvey Field, however. Airport officials told the King County Journal that a 98-year-old man had previously taken the leap.