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87-year-old with ALS goes skydiving

By KSL.com, KSL.com | Posted - Aug 24th, 2014 @ 10:28pm



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ERDA — 87-year-old Glennis Cooper isn't letting age or ALS slow her down.

Instead of dumping a bucket of ice on her head, Cooper fulfilled something from her bucket list. on Saturday she jumped from a plane and skydiving.

Cooper's family says she's always wanted to do it and thought now was a good time while she still could.

They hope others will see her bravery and take the ice bucket challenge in support of ALS research.

Watch the video to see Cooper jump.

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