Evel Knievel

Driver

Robert Craig "Evel" Knievel was a daredevil, painter, entertainer, and international icon. He attempted more than 75 ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps between 1965 and 1980, and, in 1974, a canyon jump across Snake River Canyon (which failed) in the Skycycle X-2, a steam-powered rocket. During his career he suffered more than 433 bone fractures, thereby earning an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records as the survivor of "most bones broken in a lifetime". In his obituary in the British newspaper The Times, Knievel was described as one of the greatest American icons of the 1970s. Knievel was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1999.

Robert Craig "Evel" Knievel was a daredevil, painter, entertainer, and international icon. He attempted more than 75 ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps between 1965 and 1980, and, in 1974, a canyon jump across Snake River Canyon (which failed) in the Skycycle X-2, a steam-powered rocket. During his career he suffered more than 433 bone fractures, thereby earning an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records as the survivor of "most bones broken in a lifetime". In his obituary in the British newspaper The Times, Knievel was described as one of the greatest American icons of the 1970s. Knievel was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1999.

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