Superman Just Doesn’t Die

Evil Knievel is dead:

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) – Evel Knievel, the red-white-and-blue-spangled motorcycle daredevil whose jumps over crazy obstacles including Greyhound buses, live sharks and Idaho’s Snake River Canyon made him an international icon in the 1970s, died Friday. He was 69…

Longtime friend and promoter Billy Rundel said Knievel had trouble breathing at his Clearwater condominium and died before an ambulance could get him to a hospital.

“It’s been coming for years, but you just don’t expect it. Superman just doesn’t die, right?” Rundel said.

Take a moment to bow your head and remember the man, the daredevil, the really kick-ass toy.

One Response to “Superman Just Doesn’t Die”

  1. mike weaver Says:

    you will be missed my friend ,,,, You gave us all courage to never go down and always stand up never letting life get us down
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