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Evel Knievel, daredevil stuntman

Julian May

Evel Knievel, daredevil stuntman

by Julian May

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Published by Crestwood House in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knievel, Evel, 1938- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Knievel, Evel, 1938-,
  • Stunt cycling -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Motorcyclists.

  • About the Edition

    The life of Evel Knievel, professional motorcycle stuntman who will try jumping over almost anything, including the Snake River Canyon.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Julian May.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesSports close-up books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1060.2.K58 M38 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5065522M
    ISBN 100913940119
    LC Control Number74031952

    The last few months of were rough for motorcycle legends. After losing Bud Ekins, 77, in October, Evel Knievel, a stuntman of a different kind, passed away Nov. 30, Knievel was as much a modern day P.T. Barnum as he was a stuntman, and despite his rough-and-tumble lifestyle he became an American icon and a household name.   Fame did not bring money until two things changed Knievel's life: George Hamilton's Evel Knievel biopic and the Ideal Toy Co.'s Evel Knievel action figure and stunt cycle set. The movie did.

      Alexis Pike's photography book, "Color Me Lucky," examines risk-taking from a female perspective through images of Evel Knievel Days in Butte. The page limited-edition book . BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Hollywood stuntman is hoping to do what famous daredevil Evel Knievel never could: jump the Snake River Canyon. Eddie Braun is planning to strap into a steam-powered rocket and travel mph to soar to the other side of the canyon this weekend.

    - Explore Ryan McConnell's board "Evel Knievel" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Evil kenevil, Harley davidson, Harley pins.   Evel Knievel is the father of extreme there was ever a Tony Hawk, Shaun White, or the X Games, there was the one-man daredevil act in his 15 years soaring over buses, snakes, and a canyon, he crashed more than 20 times.


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Robert Craig Knievel (/ k ˈ n iː v ə l /; Octo – Novem ), professionally known as Evel Knievel, was an American stunt performer, entertainer and convicted the course of his career, he attempted more than 75 ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps.

Knievel was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in He died of pulmonary disease in Clearwater, Florida Born: Robert Craig Knievel, OctoButte.

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