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RETIRED DAREDEVIL EVEL KNIEVEL HAS WATCHED HIS SON'S CAREER TAKE OFF
Franz Lidz
March 17, 1986
It has been nearly a dozen years since Evel Knievel went down in history—literally—trying to jump Idaho's Snake River Canyon. Thousands of Evel worshipers had gathered on the crumbling rim to give the daredevil his due. Hundreds of thousands crowded arenas and theaters on the chance that he would splatter onto rocks 2,500 feet below. No doubt many felt cheated when a parachute on Knievel's Sky-Cycle deployed prematurely and he wigwagged to a gentle landing on the river's edge.
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March 17, 1986

Retired Daredevil Evel Knievel Has Watched His Son's Career Take Off

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"I didn't pray to God to help me make it," said Robbie. "I just asked Him to watch."

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