Sarah Patricia "Paddy" Jones�(born 1 July 1934) is a British�salsa dancer, best known for winning the Spanish�talent show�T� s� que vales�alongside her dancing partner Nico in 2009. In 2014, Paddy and Nico competed in the�eighth series�of�Britain's Got Talent, where they finished ninth overall.She is the current�Guinness World Record�holder for the 'Oldest Acrobatic Salsa Dancer. Paddy was born in�Stourbridge,�England. She started dancing�classical dance�when she was 2� years old and at the age of fifteen began taking classes in more disciplines. However, she left dancing at the age of 22 when she married her husband, David. They moved to�Gandia,�Spain�in 2001 when her husband retired, but David died of�leukaemia just two years later.
After the death of her husband, Paddy decided to take�flamenco�classes at Nicol�s "Nico" Espinosa's academy of dance, where she learned to dance salsa and formed the salsa dancing duo "Son del Timbal" with Nico (who is 40 years younger than her).
In 2014, Paddy & Nico auditioned for the�eighth series�of�Britain's Got Talent. At the end of the audition, Judge�Amanda Holden�used her Golden Buzzer to send the pair straight through to the semi-finals.�On 29 May, it was reported Paddy & Nico would have to withdraw from the show after Paddy cracked her rib while rehearsing a new routine with Nico.�However, the following day it was announced that Paddy & Nico would still compete in the show, with Paddy's health having improved since the injury, and she was given the go ahead from doctors. Paddy said she had told the producers of the show that she believed she was "fit enough to dance", commenting "[Britain's Got Talent] is something I very much want to do."�Paddy and Nico were put through to the finals of the show on 31 May, passing the semi-finals with three favourable votes from the judges. They performed another routine at the live final on 7 June 2014, coming in 9th overall.
The dancing grandmother Paddy Jones and her dance instructor Nico Espinosa became overnight stars following their incredible performance in �Britain�s Got Talent� that became an online sensation. Paddy and Nico�s performance in �Britain�s Got Talent� is not only jaw-dropping, it is also awe-inspiring that despite her age, Paddy did not consider it a hindrance to chase her dreams and do what she loves the most�dancing.
This clip of her stunning a sceptical crowd on�Britain�s Got Talent�blew us away. Proof that it�s never too late to follow your dreams!