Meet The Stuntman Who Completed Evel Knievel’s Famous Snake River Canyon Jump

Forty years ago, Evel Knievel strapped himself into a rocket and tried to fly over Idaho’s immense Snake River Canyon. He didn’t make it. But the stunt launched his lunacy into legend and inspired a generation of adrenaline junkies like Eddie Braun —the man who, this past weekend, completed the epic stunt Knievel couldn’t in a tribute to his hero.

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Meet America’s Gun Super-Owners and Other Characters of the Week

Meet America’s Gun Super-Owners and Other Characters of the Week

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