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Old Men Can’t Jump: Evel Knievel endorses Legend Scooters
10.18.2013
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Evel Knievel Legend Scooter
 
Before his death of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in 2007 at the age of 69, Robert Craig “Evel” Knievel apparently endorsed this Legend 2000 model motor scooter (PDF) from Pride Mobility Products Corp.

Obviously there’s something kind of funny about Evel Knievel, of all people, endorsing a vehicle that can’t even jump.

Here’s the famous Wembley jump from 1975 in which he attempted to vault over thirteen London buses. The clip is long, but the buildup is worth it.
 

Previously on Dangerous Minds:
Everything is Terrible: Stunt School
Dangerous Train Stunt

Posted by Martin Schneider

 

 

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