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Famed daredevil motorcyclist and cultural icon who jumped over 50 cars at the L.A. Coliseum. He was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records for having “the most broken bones in a lifetime” after failing to jump Snake River Canyon in a steam-powered rocket.
He was born Robert Craig Knievel, Jr. In 1959, he married Linda Bork, with whom he had sons, Robbie and Kelly, and girls, Tracey and Alicia. In 1999, he’d remarry to Krystal Kennedy for two years before divorcing in 2001.
How did Evel Knievel die?
|Cause of death||Respiratory Disease|
|Age of death||69 years|
|Birthday||October 17, 1938|
|Death date||November 30, 2007|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I always wanted to live to about 70. I thought that’d be a good age.Evel Knievel
I really think we should pass a law in every state, I don’t care whether it takes the independence away from an old person or not. You shouldn’t be driving a car if you’re over the age of 80. Maybe even less than that.Evel Knievel
Breaks your heart when your son doesn’t love you.Evel Knievel
I know that I’m very lucky to be alive. For 35 or 40 years I’ve spilt my blood and broke my bones and spent years in hospitals.Evel Knievel
If you don’t know about pain and trouble, you’re in sad shape. They make you appreciate life.Evel Knievel