Paying their last respect to the Legend of Daredeviltry. You can see these motorcycle daredevils in front of Evel's old home in Butte the first of December 2007. From left to right is "Daredevil Doug" Klang of California, Louis "Rocket" Re from Long Island, NY, Doug "Danger" Senecal from Mass., Wade Sullivan from Montana, and John "Mercury" Morgan from Rochester, NY. This picture was furnished by Lou RE.
This page is dedecated to the life of the last American Gladiator who left us on November 30th, 2007.
Over the years Evel inspired most of the newest motorcycle jumpers, stuntmen and touring daredevils with his feat of daring. Daredevil stunt performers from all over the world respected Evel for what he has done for the thrill show business. If it was not for Evel, than what would this business be like today?
Robert Craig "EVEL" Knievel 1938 -2007
The next 5 photos comes from Lou "Rocket"Re's collections
The Rocket getting an autograph on his helmit from Evel
Next set of PHOTO'S comes mostly from the AP
The most famous of all motorcycle jumps in history. This was Evel's famous Fountain Jump at Ceasars Palace in Las Vegas.
Evel performing one of his many indoor jumps.
Evel in mid-air of his Mack Truck Jump at the CNE in Toronto Canada on August 20th 1974.
One of many jumps over his career. This time jumping over the hoods of 7 Mack Trucks.
Evel stands alone on the morning of his biggest stunt. The planned Snake River Canyon Rocket Cycle Jump.
Evel scene here being loaded into his rocket cycle for his attemp to jump the Snake River Canyon.
Evel sitting in his rocket cycle prio to take-off as he tries to jump the Snake River Canyon.
Evel and his bride Krystal Kennedy.
Evel leads one of his many motorcycle rides that he was famous for.
A great picture of Evel from the movie "Viva Knievel"
Evel being blessed.
Evel stands with his son Robbie before one of Robbie's big jumps on April 14, 1989 at Evel Day's in Butte, Montana
A young Robbie Knievel sits on a new motorcycle with Evel.
All of Evel's fans will always remember Evel from picture of him in the 70's. This picture was from 1977.