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03/21/2012 02:22 pm ET

Centenarians Victoria Harvey And Mary Hardison Dance And Fly High

Earlier this week, The Huffington Post reported that India's former Mr. Universe -- still firm with strong muscles and a light spirit -- had just turned 100.

Today, two more centenarians are proving that reaching that 100-year mark isn't a barrier to good health and good fun.

According to ABC News, a 102-year-old woman in Scottsdale, Ariz., is currently preparing to compete in a ballroom dance competition, while a 101-year-old great grandmother from Ogden, Utah, just broke the record for being the 'Oldest Female to Paraglide Tandem.'

Victoria Harvey, 102, picked up ballroom dancing 15 years ago and now favors the tango and fox trot, reports ABC news.

“I think it’s good physical exercise and it makes me feel like you can open up more to other people,” Harvey told ABC News affiliate KNXV-TV.

For 101-year-old paraglider Mary Hardison, who officially made it into the Guinness World Records Tuesday, it was about having a great time.

"To me, I was just going on a little ride," she said. "I had no idea I'd break a record."

A daredevil at heart, Hardison rode all of the adult rides at Disneyland to celebrate her 90th birthday, The Associated Press reports.

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