Sunday, December 02, 2007

Rest in Peace, Evel Knievel

Before Jackass, there was Evel. I was a little kid in the Seventies. One of my earliest heroes has passed on. Thanks for blowing my mind, Evel Knievel!

US daredevil Evel Knievel dies
Legendary US daredevil Evel Knievel has died at the age of 69, his granddaughter has said.
BBC News
Last Updated: Friday, 30 November 2007, 22:26 GMT

By the time he retired in 1980 Knievel had broken nearly 40 bones.

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Iconic Daredevil Evel Knievel Dies at 69
Associated Press
Friday, 30 November 2007

Evel Knievel, the red-white-and-blue-spangled motorcycle daredevil whose jumps over crazy obstacles including Greyhound buses, live sharks and Idaho's Snake River Canyon made him an international icon in the 1970s, died Friday. He was 69.

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Evel Knievel Dies at 69
Friday, Nov. 30, 2007

Born in Butte, Montana, Oct. 17, 1938, Knievel made a name for himself for his daredevil feats, jumping rows of vehicles, natural chasms and other obstacles.

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