Stories tagged: Evel Knievel
Fri., Sept. 16, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
Daredevil successfully powers rocket over Snake River Canyon
Professional stuntman Eddie Braun successfully jumped over the Snake River Canyon Friday afternoon in an ode to his boyhood idol, Evel Knievel.
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016
Hollywood stuntman will try to land Evel Knievel’s jump over Snake River Canyon
Hollywood stuntman Eddie Braun will attempt to re-create Evel Knievel’s failed jump over the Snake River Canyon on Sept. 17. It’s a chance to pay homage to his lifelong hero …
Tue., Aug. 12, 2014
Daredevil calls off plan to jump Idaho canyon
TWIN FALLS, Idaho – A Texas motorcycle daredevil says he’s calling off plans to try to recreate Evel Knievel’s failed motorcycle leap across the Snake River Canyon next month – …
Thu., Jan. 23, 2014, 11:56 a.m.
Dueling daredevils plan Snake River jumps
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Texas motorcycle stuntman Big Ed Beckley’s plans to repeat Evel Knievel’s attempted jump of the Snake River Canyon in south-central Idaho could be upstaged by …
Tue., Oct. 1, 2013
Retry of Evel Knievel’s Snake River stunt will help schools
Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel never finished high school but his stunt-jumping legacy could become a million-dollar boon for Idaho schoolchildren . As the 40th anniversary of Knievel’s attempt to jump …
Fri., Feb. 25, 2011, 1:40 p.m.
Younger Knievel’s jump over Snake delayed
TWIN FALLS, Idaho — A spokesman for Robbie Knievel says the daredevil’s proposal to jump the Snake River Canyon won’t happen over the July Fourth holiday, but it could happen …
Mon., Jan. 24, 2011, 8:20 a.m.
Evel Knievel’s last truck worth a bundle
The last vehicle registered to motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel was sold for $100,000 at a weekend auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., but the vehicle will be staying in Butte.
Wed., May 12, 2010
Robbie Knievel has big memories to live up to in Twin Falls
Thirty-six years ago, Evel Knievel turned Twin Falls, Idaho, upside-down. Now his son says he wants to do the same thing – taking on his dad’s unfinished business with a …
Sat., May 8, 2010, 9:15 p.m.
Robbie Knievel considers Snake River jump
TWIN FALLS, Idaho — The son of daredevil Evel Knievel wants to follow in his late father’s footsteps and attempt to jump the Snake River Canyon in southern Idaho, a …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2007
Encounters with Knievel leave lasting impression
For a split second the thought crossed my mind that Evel Knievel might just pop me one. Things had been going so swimmingly, too. After rolling into Spokane Valley for …