Video: Evel Knievel's greatest moments

By Angus Farquhar -

General news

 01 December 2007 16:42

Evel Knievel has died at his home after a long illness. The daredevil rider shot to fame for his amazing long-distance jumps and we've brought together a collection some of his biggest.

Check out the video clips on the right and below to see some of the jumps that Evel will be remembered for as well as archive footage from his earlier career.

  • Check out the December 12 edition of MCN for our full 16-page tribute to Knievel.

The video on the right shows some of the earliest jumps the Evel performed.

The next clip shows his incdredible Wembley Stadium crash that almost saw the stuntman retire.

 

This clip is of the famous Ceasar's palace crash

 

Check out the amazing Snake River rocket jump with some commentary from the man himself.