Stewart Simpson from Catterlen near Penrith, developed a taste for thrill seeking after beating cancer. His latest adventure saw him skydive 10,000 feet to raise money and awareness of a hearing loss charity. Hannah McNulty reports.
78 year old Stewart Simpson from Catterlen near Penrith has skydived 10,000 feet to raise money and awareness for a hearing loss charity. Stewart is no stranger to challenges, having completed a marathon at 67, trekked up Kilimanjaro and walked the Inca Trail in Peru
He is vice-President of Hearing Link, a small charity that provides help and support to people with hearing loss and their families. You can find out more about the charity here
He hopes to raise about £1500 but also wants demonstrate his commitment to the work the charity does.