Robert Craig Knievel

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In 1974, Knievel hoped to complete a jump across the Snake River Canyon, but he wasn't going to use a motorcycle to do it. Instead, he had a rocket-propelled vehicle called the Skycycle X-2  to make it over the gap, and only a parachute ensured a safe landing.

In 1974, Knievel hoped to complete a jump across the Snake River Canyon, but he wasn’t going to use a motorcycle to do it. Instead, he had a rocket-propelled vehicle called the Skycycle X-2 to make it over the gap, and only a parachute ensured a safe landing.

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