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At 86, skydiving legend makes history on Oahu's North Shore

(Image: Skydive Hawaii) (Image: Skydive Hawaii)
WAIALUA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Parachuting history was made this week on Oahu's North Shore. 

That's where 86-year-old Lew Sanborn fulfilled his goal of skydiving in all 50 states: Hawaii was the last stop.

Sanborn took the plunge earlier this week at Skydive Hawaii in Waialua, sporting a red flight suit. 

He also set a record for having skydived for 68 straight years.  Sanborn started jumping when he was in the Army in 1948. 

Adding to his legendary status in the skydiving community -- he's the very first person to be licensed by U.S. Parachute Association.

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