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Evel Knievel

slang A jocular term 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 over trash cans on your bike again, you'll be grounded for a month!
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The Welsh supergroup bassist will ride alongside more than 60 bikers dressed as legendary 70s stuntman Evel Knievel all day today.
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PHILLIP Schofield channels daredevil Evel Knievel as he saddles up for an ad shoot.
Stuntman icon Evel Knievel -- who died in 2007, aged 69 -- attempted more than 75 ramp-to-ramp motorbike jumps his career and was well known for his incredible stunts.
Lauren Maeve Novello Lauren Maeve Novello was the beloved daughter of Mike and Jenn (nee Chernik); loving sister of Karina; cherished granddaughter of Pam Chernik; caring niece of Christina (Michael) Knievel, John Novello, Jeanne (Al) Giordano, Tom (Dianna) Novello, and Bill Novello; and fond cousin of Maxwell and Bennett Knievel as well as other cousins.
'Knievel stunts worry residents YOUNGSTERS on motorcycles are performing Evel Knievel-like stunts near a Pontypridd footpath which is frequently used as a shortcut by schoolchildren and residents from a nearby housing estate.
The challenge now is, can a 61-year-old man compete with his 26-year-old former self?" Chris retired in 1997 after a 21-year career inspired by legendary stuntman Evel Knievel.
Senior Inspector Knievel Salem of the Pualas police said suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits reportedly led by Masood Dagar and his siblings Moomin, Ola and Momong perpetrated the ambushes.
So, thank heavens for Evel Knievel, the all-American stunt man and pain enthusiast, who was prepared to do it for you.
As well as 14 handguns and two shotguns, Humperdinck, real name Arnold Dorsey, is selling a pool table, a signed Evel Knievel helmet, gold and platinum records and numerous stage outfits.
A TEAM of motorcyclists dressed as stunt riding legend Evel Knievel will be arriving in Swansea today.
STUNTMAN Eddie Braun has jumped the Snake River Canyon in a tribute to his boyhood idol, Evel Knievel.
suspended in the mind like Evel Knievel's Skycycle over the
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