Evel Knievel

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Evel Knievel

Jocular slang for someone who engages in dangerous stunts. Evel Knievel was an American daredevil known for performing dangerous motorcycle jumps. Hey, Evel Knievel, if I hear about you jumping trash cans on your bike again, you'll be grounded for a month!
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So, thank heavens for Evel Knievel, the all-American stunt man and pain enthusiast, who was prepared to do it for you.
A TEAM of motorcyclists dressed as stunt riding legend Evel Knievel will be arriving in Swansea today.
The party also branded Evel "a bureaucratic, cumbersome, misunderstood nightmare", as protests continued about the major procedural change.
EVEL is a mechanism in the House of Commons that has created two classes of MPs for the first time, barring Scots MPs from having a vote on certain issues.
STUNTMAN Eddie Braun has jumped the Snake River Canyon in a tribute to his boyhood idol, Evel Knievel.
ROCKET man Eddie Braun followed in the flight path of his boyhood idol yesterday, completing the stunt that almost killed Evel Knievel.
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In Being Evel, an engaging new documentary, director Daniel Junge supplements a wealth of archival and press footage with recollections from spouses, kin, and business associates--including promoter Sheldon Saltman, whose 1977 memoir of touring with Knievel prompted the incensed stuntman to attack him with a baseball bat.
As a result, UK monetary policy might be inappropriate for the smaller nations, calling into question the economic efficiency of EVEL.
There is a clear Scottish interest in Evel because of the impact it will have, and the proposals, as they currently stand, are unacceptable.
Documentaries that let audiences discover rather than passively receive ideas about people is exactly what attracted Sundance senior programmer Caroline Libresco to "Montage of Heck," "Listen to Me Marlon" and other profile-driven docs including "Being Evel," Daniel Junge's portrait of daredevil Evel Knievel; "City of Gold," Laura Gabbert's tribute to Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold; and "What Happened, Miss Simone?
Although it has to be said she loves a challenge in much the same way as Evel Knievel liked to jump over buses - ultimately thrilling but difficult for the rest of the family to cope with.
The latest grant from the Colorado film commission is to an Academy Award-winning director from Denver who's making a movie about Evel Knievel, showing incentives can help homegrown talent.
You take control of a hillbilly whose role model is American stunt icon Evel Knievel as you take on increasingly lifeendangering jumps and tricks.
Evel Fanfan and attorneys from the Seton Hall University School of Law Center for Social Justice have filed a petition before the Washington-based Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on the victims' behalf.