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RobertoOrtiz
11-30-2007, 10:43 PM
Yesterday one of my childhood heroes died at 69.

I know that most of you have no idea who this man was, but Evel Knievel was one of the craziest daredevils EVER.
Any kid born in the 60's & 70's wanted to be him.


Here are some of his career highlights:

Knievel Jumps 11 Mack Trucks (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLURFJQGeZE&feature=related)
Evel Knievel Portland (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UBtaVgaw84&feature=related)
Evel Knievel at Caesar's Palace (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYGGCVE2lKY&feature=related)
Evel Knievel jumps the Grand Canyon (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wsq3dWTrRWA):
Keep in mind that he did this stuff 30 years ago on a Harley that weighed 6 or 8 times that of today's bikes. No fuel injection, no advanced materials.

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sarahelecko
12-02-2007, 07:39 AM
http://img99.imageshack.us/img99/7296/sdfsdfyg0.jpg
Ahh... My uncle owns an Evel Knievel museum in Niagara Falls...
I've had enough of this guy when I was 6, nevermind spending more than 20 minutes drawing him.

sadot
12-03-2007, 03:48 AM
ArtRage+Bamboo about 20min
http://www.sadot.com.mx/cgtalk/sketch/evelKnievel.jpg

sadot
12-03-2007, 03:53 AM
...double post

LanguidCorpse
12-13-2007, 09:24 PM
PSCS3

Also a childhood fan, too bad we all get old and die.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2361/2109571420_80132e1a7a_b.jpg

LanguidCorpse
12-13-2007, 09:28 PM
My reference was from an actual pic of Evil:

http://www.thewvsr.com/Evel.jpg

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