Robbie Knievel, Son of Evel Knievel, Dead At 60
The daredevil son who followed in his father's footsteps, Robbie Knievel, has died.
TMZ reports that a family member confirmed Robbie had been in hospice for the last few days after a battle with cancer, passing away early Friday morning.
Robbie was known for following his dad's footsteps from a young age, beginning to jump his bike at just 4 years old. He performed as part of Evel's show at Madison Square Garden at the age of 8 years old.
He went on to perform over 350 jumps in his career, setting a world record with 20 of his jumps.
Robbie was able to successfully jump the fountains at Caesar's Palace in 1989, the jump his father infamously failed in a crash.
Robbie Knievel will be missed, but was an icon of a generation.
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