Watch as Travis Pastrana pays tribute to legendary stuntman Evel Knievel by landing three crazy motorcycle jumps in one night in Las Vegas.
Included is the Caesars Palace fountain jump that almost killed Knievel.
It only took 42 years to get it right.
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.
2002 Ford F-150 Evel Knievel Gladiator – Click above for high-res image gallery
Some might say it is a matter of family honor, others that he is just a man trying to emerge from the giant shadow of his father. If you were to ask Robbie Knievel why he plans to attempt the great Snake River Canyon jump that almost killed his father, legendary daredevil Evel Knievel, he may say that it is just his way to pay his respects to his late, great poppa. And hey, maybe the hopes of a repeat performance in the g