- Doris Long
- United Kingdom (Portsmouth)
The oldest person to abseil is Doris Cicely Long MBE (UK, b. 18 May 1914) who aged 101 years and 55 days, abseiled the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth, UK, on 12 July 2015.
The Spinnaker Tower is 170 m (560 ft) high in total. Mrs Long abseiled from a height of 92.96 m (305 ft). This is the fourteenth abseil for Doris who took up the activity aged 85.