Cars, buses and fountains—oh my!
Daredevil motorcycle jumps. Heavyweight bouts. World-class tennis and Formula One racing. The rich, 50-plus-year history at Caesars Palace has included many amazing sporting feats and events.
Three stunts. One night. Two legends. And an old-school motorcycle.
Without the death-defying thrill of jumping, life was boring, he said. But that wasn't the only reason he kept at it.
There have always been daredevils. But never has there been such a variety of creative ways to defy death—and break a few world records along the way.
Knievel’s last leap in the spotlight was a Jaws-inspired gimmick that would help spawn the phrase “jumping the shark,” implying that somebody’s or something’s best days are behind them.