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03Mar 20
“Jetman” Flies Across Water

“Jetman” flies across water

In December 2019, Yves Rossy took off from a dock and flew across a lake. This is the first stunt for Rossy in which he takes off from the ground. His other stunts have been done from a helicopter or plane. He’s propelled by four jets on carbon wings. Rossy…

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30Nov 19
Woman Daredevil Breaks Motorcycle Firewall Record

Woman daredevil breaks motorcycle firewall record

Vick Golden successfully broke through 13 gates of fire in July 2019. Her speed on her motorcycle was over 30 miles per hour. She was determined to set the record that Evel Knievel failed to achieve. What was she thinking before she rode through each board? “Man I hope I…

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Inside the Mind of a Daredevil

Evel Knievel’s Famous Snake River Canyon Jump

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