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September 21, 2018

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Fans at Iconic Evel Knievel Jumps

Mon, Jul 9, 2018 (3:14 p.m.)

Travis Pastrana made history by successfully completing three of Evel Knievel’s iconic jumps in under three hours Sunday in Las Vegas. Pastrana cleared 52 crushed cars and 16 buses behind Planet Hollywood before riding his custom Indian motorcycle up the strip to Caesars Palace, where he successfully cleared the fountains in a stunt that nearly killed Evel Knievel when he attempted the jump in 1967.

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