Gean shoots rapids at 92

A DAREDEVIL pensioner has celebrated her 92nd birthday by shooting rapids in a dinghy.

Gean Hodsdon, who has had two knee replacements, celebrated her birthday in style by taking to the water at Aberfeldy.

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She only settled on her whitewater adventure after doctors dissuaded her from skydiving.

Gean, a retired Edinburgh University botany department worker who lives in Linlithgow, said: “Everyone seemed to enjoy it. We all got fitted up with safety gear – fat chance of anything happening to you with all that on.”