Daredevil will attempt recreating an Evel Knievel jump that went wrong

posted by Mark Robertson - 

On Sunday, Travis Pastrana will recreate three of daredevil Evel Knievel’s most iconic jumps live for the History channel. On Evel Live, Pastrana will be riding an Indian Scout FTR750 V Twin, the same bike as Knievel.

… One of the stunts Pastrana will attempt to stick is jumping the fountain at Caesar’s Palace, which ended  in disaster for Knievel. Later saying he took off about five mph too slow, Knievel blamed his bike’s lack ofa speedometer for what resulted in a very rough crash-landing.

Here's how it went down in 1967 when Knievel attempted to jump over the fountain

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