"I'M NOT going to attempt it, I'm going to do it."

One day before he turns 75 on Remembrance Day, Gympie fitness fanatic Jim Gordon will take to the local ARC's biggest waterslide for a most worthy cause.

Mr Gordon will splash down the slide 75 times - with a push up in between each one - to raise funds as part of his continued efforts to help veterans and their families in need.

A member of the Gympie RSL Sub Branch and Vietnam War veteran himself, Mr Gordon said he was well prepared to combine his love of staying fit with a passion for helping people.

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