BARNSTABLE (CBS) — A 94-year-old man is proving that age is just a number. Charles has sent the new record for oldest person to go skydiving at Skydive Barnstable.

Charles, 94, goes skydiving in Barnstable (Photo Courtesy: Skydive Barnstable)

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Hitting speeds up to 120 miles per hour, Charles had a safe journey back to earth where he was greeted by friends and family.

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He said he has been waiting 50 years to take this jump.

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“The best part was when I left the plane, I couldn’t believe…,” said Charles.