Evel Knievel – The Early Years

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15 Responses to Evel Knievel – The Early Years

  1. woodsterman says:

    Now that’s a stretch.

  2. Tracer says:

    Then they rode off to Atlantic City

  3. Al says:

    That would get you jail time now for being mean to the horse!

  4. paulb says:

    Wow. that is some trust the horse has for his rider.

  5. fjord says:

    You’ll never do that with a mule.

  6. John h says:

    Don’t look like he’s going to make it Does it?
    John h

  7. Westcoastdeplorable says:

    I sure as hell wouldn’t do that to a horse.

  8. Pete says:

    They made it, with the help of the “launch ramp” on the edge.
    That’s “Beale’s Cut,” between the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys in southern Kaliforniastan. More here: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/beales-cut

    • Elmo says:

      Thanks. I never knew that Tom Mix was such a dare-devil. No wonder Wyatt Earp was his hero.

  9. Miss Muffin says:

    It sure doesn’t. Any information on this?

  10. otay! says:

    You can almost hear the horse go, “Oh Shit!” !!!!

  11. PoppaGary says:

    And this is an example of historical things\events that could not happen now due to Gov’t regulations and laws. Pick just about any innovative industry, GE, Ford, HP, IBM, etc they would not have happened in modern times.

  12. Bacon says:

    Different stunt but reminds me of the steep cliff in The Man from Snowy River.

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