Stuntman Nails Three Iconic Evel Knievel Jumps

All in One Night, Honoring Evel Knievel!

July 9, 2018
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A motosports competitor and stuntman named Travis Pastrana paid tribute to legendary stuntman Evel Knievel during a special on the History Channel last night called "Evel Live" by completing three of his most famous jumps.

The first jump he recreated was Evel's 50-stacked-car jump, which Evel landed at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in February of 1973.  Travis jumped 52 cars, and was even dressed as Evel when he did it.  

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Jump 1: Crushed Cars ✔️ @travispastrana @HISTORY #EvelLive

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His second jump was a recreation of Evel's attempt to jump of 13 buses at London's Wembley Stadium in 1975.  Evel couldn't land that one but Travis did it, and he cleared 16 Greyhound buses.  

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Jump 2: @greyhoundlines buses ✔️ @travispastrana @HISTORY #EvelLive

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Finally, Travis recreated Evel's most famous stunt jumping the fountains at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.  He attempted it on New Year's Eve in 1967.  It did not go well, he crashed, suffering several injuries.  Travis did clear the fountains.  

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Jump 3: @caesarspalace fountain ✔️ @travispastrana, you are an absolute legend!!! @HISTORY #EvelLive

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