Footnote To 'Evel' Reputation

RECALLING EXPLOITS OF MOTORCYCLE STUNTMAN

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Print item

FILE PHOTO - In this Aug. 20, 1974, file photo, Evel Knievel poses at the Canadian national exhibition stadium in Toronto. Fifty years after Evel Knievel so famously wiped out trying to jump the fountain at Caesar's Palace, action sports wild man Travis Pastrana naiedl the stunt Sunday night, July 8, 2018, in the finale of a triple-header tribute to the late daredevil. (AP Photo/File)
Zoom

FILE PHOTO - In this Aug. 20, 1974, file photo, Evel Knievel poses at the Canadian national exhibition stadium in Toronto. Fifty years after Evel Knievel so famously wiped out trying to jump the fountain at Caesar's Palace, action sports wild man Travis Pastrana naiedl the stunt Sunday night, July 8, 2018, in the finale of a triple-header tribute to the late daredevil. (AP Photo/File)

FARMINGTON -- The life story of motorcycle stuntman Robert Craig Knievel Jr. spells out unintended ramifications of calling oneself, "Evel," mirrored by regular, heavy dosages of grace.


Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.
Monthly and yearly online subscriptions are available starting at only $2.99. Access is free for print subscribers. Click here to see rates and register.

Registration is required to make comments. Click here to LOGIN.
You can register for FREE to post comments and receive alerts.