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Evel Knievel

Evel Knievel made motorcycles fly, as he did here during a practice session at the old Ascot Park in Gardena. The image of Knievel soaring over a line of parked cars is one reason he became famous; another reason is the image of him crashing, which he did frequently. Los Angeles Times