63 female skydivers break world record for largest vertical formation skydive

ANI| Updated: Dec 02, 2013, 11:06 AM IST

London: 63 skydivers have broken the record for the world`s largest female vertical formation skydive in Arizona, according to the reports.

According to Metro.co.uk, falling out of the sky at speeds of 170mph, these daredevil women plunged head first into history.

Among those taking part were four British Parachute Association members: Laura Kenyon, Liz Boniface, Catriona Adam and Weed Stoodley, the report said.

They jumped head first out of a plane at 5,600m (18,500ft) before arranging themselves into formation, the report added.

It took a dozen attempts for the skydivers to beat the previous record of 41 women, the report further said.

Skydivers from Canada, Australia, Mexico, France, Norway, Sweden and Germany, also took part in the record jump, according to the report.