Robbie Knieval, the son of stuntman Evel Knievel and a daredevil himself, has died at the age of 60. Robbie Knievel had been suffering from pancreatic cancer and was under hospice care for some time, members of his family revealed to TMZ.

Who was Robbie Knievel?

Robbie Knievel was born on May 7, 1962, to Evel and Linda Knievel. Following in the footsteps of his father, Robbie also took to cycling and attempted stunts from a very early age.

By the time he was four, Robbie was already jumping with his bicycle. His first performance was at New York’s famous Madison Square Garden when he was eight years old. 

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On a number of occasions, Robbie Knievel replicated the jumps by his father. He used the Honda CR500 motocross bike for most of his stunts.

Some of his most iconic jumps include the May 24, 2008 jump over 24 Coca-Cola Zero trucks. This stunt was performed at the Kings Island Amusement Park near Cincinnati.

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On June 7, 2008, Robbie Knievel jumped over 21 Hummers at Fort Worth’s Texas Motor Speedway.

A number of his jumps were televised across the nation, including the Caesars Palace jump on April 14, 1989 when he jumped over the luxury hotel’s fountains as a homage to his father.

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Another of his iconic jumps was the Daredevil Duel jump on July 10, 1993, when Robbie Knievel participated in a “jump-off” competition with British stuntman Eddie Kidd. However, Kidd ended up winning the three-jump competition between the two.

He was the father of two daughter, Krysten and Karmen, who were reportedly by his side at the time of his death.