LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The son of legendary daredevil Evel Knievel, Robbie Knievel, died on Friday morning after a cancer battle, TMZ reports.
Robbie Knievel was a Las Vegas legend when it comes to daredevil motorcycle stunts. His list of high-profile jumps includes his famous Caesars Palace jump in 1989, the same jump his father tried to do in 1967.
Other Las Vegas jumps include launching over 30 limousines (231 feet) at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in 1998. In 1999 he also jumped 130 feet between the two towers of the Jockey Club on the Strip.
Robbie Knievel’s last televised motorcycle jump was also here in Las Vegas on Dec. 31, 2008, when he jumped 200 feet in front of the Mirage volcano.
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