91-year-old to try skydiving

Ray Holley

They say age is just a number, and that it is not too late to try new things, something that Berkeley Vale’s, Ray Holley, knows too well.

The 91-year-old Berkeley Vale Care Community (BVCC) resident will be skydiving for the first time on April 27 in Swansea, completing a tandem dive from a height of 15,000 feet.

“Ray was in the Navy and skydiving was always something he wanted to do, and so we’re helping him achieve this by setting it up for him,” said BVCC’s Activities Coordinator, Brett Dwyer.

Holley will also have an audience, as his family and a bus load of friends from the aged care facility will be making the trek to Swansea to watch his leap.

Harry Mulholland