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Friday, November 30, 2007

A musical tribute to the life of Evel Knievel - American Legend

BREAKING NEWS: Evel Knievel is dead at 69 years old.... Robert Craig "Evel" Knievel, Jr. (October 17, 1938 – November 30, 2007) was an American motorcycle daredevil, a well-known figure in the United States and elsewhere since the late 1960s, and arguably the most iconic motorbike stuntman of all time. Knievel's nationally televised motorcycle jumps, including his 1974 attempt to jump the Snake River Canyon at Twin Falls, Idaho, represent four of the top 20 most-watched ABC's Wide World of Sports events of all time. He enjoyed a lengthy career in this extreme sport despite suffering a series of major injuries during stunts.... (Wikipedia)


Knievel performed stunts and lived hard.
Once, left in a coma for 29 days after a televised accident,
He would break more than 50 bones during his professional career.







REST IN PEACE
EVEL KNIEVEL

2 comments:

Lux said...

holy crap...he was my dad's hero

i thought he was invincible...guess ...not.

Ryan of the RSL blog said...

There is something to be said about doing what he did for work for so very long and managing to live to the age of 69