Since boyhood, orphan Bobby 'Evel' Knievel never could resist risks or keep out of trouble. He's determined to leave the mining town Butte, willing to try any job or scam. Linda Bork agrees to join his adventurous life. Slowly he makes a name for himself using his gift with motorbikes - as an original, traveling stunt-rider. A nearly fatal jump and fall at Caesar's Palace bring national fame. An unprecedented manned rocket canyon jump proves a nightmare challenge. Written by
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Many of the road scenes prior to the early 1970s show the current USA road striping. Dashed yellow striping wasn't introduced by MUTCD until late 1971, and wouldn't have been common for a couple of years after. See more