Robbie Knievel, stand-in who emulated father Evel Knievel’s example, kicks the bucket at 60

Robbie Knievel, an unparalleled trick entertainer and the child of Evel Knievel, passed on from pancreatic malignant growth, his sibling affirmed to numerous outlets. He was 60 years of age.

Kelly Knievel, Robbie Knievel’s sibling, let CBS News Friday know that his sibling kicked the bucket subsequent to being in hospice care for a few days. He was with his three little girls.

“Adrenaline junkies don’t carry on with simple lives,” Kelly Knievel told The Related Press. “He was an incredible thrill seeker. Individuals don’t actually comprehend how alarming it is what my sibling did.”

Knievel emulated his dad’s example with a record of leaps in his possession, remembering his popular 1989 leap for which he cleared the Caesars Royal residence wellsprings in Las Vegas. He likewise shocked crowds by bouncing a 200 extensive gorge of the Stupendous Gulch, over vehicles, among structures and that’s just the beginning.

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Subsequent to hopping a moving train in Texas in 2000, a 200-foot broadcast stunt, he grinned and said “That was close.”

Knievel’s dad kicked the bucket in 2007 in Clearwater, Florida.

Kelly Knievel affirmed to the Related Press that his sibling will be covered close by other relatives in Butte, Montana, however data on administrations was not quickly accessible.

Robbie Knievel, who advanced himself as “Kaptain Robbie Knievel,” set a few trick standards, yet in addition bombed in a few endeavors. In 1992, at age 29, he was harmed when he collided with the 22nd of 25 pickup trucks arranged across a 180-foot (55-meter) range in Cerritos, California.

“Wounds took very much a cost for him,” Kelly Knievel said Friday.