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Evel Knievel
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Daredevil
    (October 17, 1938-November 30, 2007)
    Birth name is Robert Craig Knievel
    One of the first and most well known motorcycle stuntmen
    A movie of his life was made in 1972
    Father of Robbie Knievel
    He had a rhyming name.
    His first name is often spelled 'Evil.'
    He made a living by putting his life on the line.
    He has a history of aggression that occasionally went out of control.
    He served a six month jail term for beating his former press agent with a baseball bat.
    He was divorced and dated a 22 year old when he was 60 years old.
    He was arrested for soliciting a female cop posing as a hooker.
    He was accused of beating his girlfriend (1996).
    He had over 35 broken bones and suffered from Hepatitis C.
    He jokes that he got the nickname 'Evel Knievel' when he was in jail with a cellmate name Cawnuful, the guard called them Evel Knievel and Awful Cawnuful.
    However conflicting stories claim he got the nickname when he stole hub caps as a youngster. Another story says he earned the nickname as a baseball player. Yet another story says he just took the nickname because it sounded cool.
    He had a fear of airplanes.
    He was arrested for assaulting his 25 year old girlfriend (October 10, 1994).
    He spelled his nickname 'Evel' because he wants people to perceived him as evil.
    He was an extreme daredevil long before dangerous sports became mainstream.
    He broke many motorcycle records and created many more with his various jumps.
    His white suit, with the stars and stripes on it, made him instantly recognizable to the public.
    He had inspired countless others to become daredevils, including his son Robbie Knievel.

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