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105-year-old celebrates birthday with record-breaking rollercoaster ride

A 105-year-old man has celebrated his birthday by breaking a world record.

Jack Reynolds has become the oldest person to ride a roller coaster.

He beat the record live on ITV's Good Morning Britain at North Yorkshire's Flamingo Land theme park, proclaiming it "one of the greatest days of my life".

It turned out that Jack hadn't been on a ride in almost a century, having ridden a "cranky horse" on a merry-go-round when he was 10.

Jack's other age-based accolades include being the oldest person to fly in a Tiger Moth aeroplane and getting a tattoo.

Jack became the oldest person to get their first tattoo on his 104th birthday. Credit: ITV News

On his 104th birthday Jack broke another Guinness World Record by getting his first tattoo.

As of yet he has made no plans for his 106th.



Tiger cubs take first steps outside in North Yorkshire

One of the tiger cubs, born in March in North Yorkshire. Credit: Flamingo Land

Three endangered tiger cubs have been born at Flamingo Land Resort in North Yorkshire.

Two female subs and one male were born on March 22nd to mum Surya and dad Bawa.

Recent estimates suggest there are only 400 Sumatran Tigers in the world and Flamingo Land say they are "extremely proud" of being part of a boost of a nearly 1% increase in world population numbers.

They have yet to be named, and will venturing outdoors for the first time today.

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