A team is hoping to complete Evel Knievel's failed Snake River Canyon jump in a rocket based on the original design. A recently released short documentary provides a peek into the preparation for the endeavor.
Evel Knievel may have been the greatest daredevil ever, at least in the popular imagination, and in his prime, there were toys, comics and even movies about him. Some jumps eluded success even for Knievel, though. With the 40th anniversary of the legend's failed launch across the Snake River Canyon in Idaho quickly approaching, one team with clear inspiration from him might make it a success.