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Snake River Canyon Jump Success

Eddie Braun has prepared to mirror his idol, Evel Knievel, in a jump across the Snake River Canyon. 

Insane

Mama Tried, Mama Tried

The girls went under the scalpel yesterday.  It’s not that evident in the picture, but in real life the chops are obvious.  As Grammy often asks, “Did your mother cut your hair again?” 119 more words

Rehab

Daredevil successfully jumps rocket over Snake River Canyon, something Evel Knievel never did

Professional stuntman Eddie Braun successfully jumped over the Snake River Canyon Friday afternoon in an ode to his boyhood idol, Evel Knievel.

Braun soared over the southern Idaho canyon in a custom-built rocket dubbed Evel Spirit. 136 more words

News

WATCH: Stuntman rockets himself over canyon made famous by Evel Knievel jump

TWIN FALLS, Idaho – Professional stuntman Eddie Braun successfully jumped over the Snake River Canyon Friday afternoon in an ode to his boyhood idol, Evel Knievel. 296 more words

World

Throwback Thursday: the Evel Knievel toy "Chopper" (1975 - 1977)

I mentioned Evel Knievel toys in last week’s Throwback Thursday post — this was the “Chopper” that was sold by Ideal between 1975 and 1977.  This was a toy that I inherited from my older brother; by the end of the decade, it found its way to the bottom of my big burgundy-brown toybox in the family den.   258 more words