Daredevil Evel Knievel’s son and stuntman Robbie Knievel passed away at age 60 after a cancer struggle.

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FILE - Motorcycle daredevil Robbie Knievel, left, poses with his famous father, Evel Kneivel, at a New York news conference on March 27, 1989. Robbie Knievel, an American stunt performer, died early Friday at a hospice in Reno, Nev., with his daughters at his side, his brother Kelly Knievel said. He was 60. Evel Knievel died in 2007. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)

Stuntman Robbie Knievel passed away at age 60. He carried on his father’s legacy.

FORT WORTH, TX – JUNE 05: Motorcycle daredevil Robbie Knievel celebrates after jumping a line of police cars, ambulances and a fire truck spanning 200 feet in his “Above the Law” jump prior to the IZOD IndyCar Series Firestone 550k at Texas Motor Speedway June 5, 2010, in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Evel Knievel’s son Robbie Knievel, a record-breaking stunt performer, passed away from pancreatic cancer, his brother revealed to numerous media sources.

Robbie Knievel’s brother Kelly revealed to Media on Friday that his brother passed away following several days of hospice care. His three daughters were present, too.

Although Robbie Knievel’s life was extraordinary, pancreatic cancer, sadly, affects far too many people. According to the American Malignancy Society, around one in every 64 Americans may develop this cancer at some point. If you give it some thought, that is a significant amount. Therefore, on average, one of the 64 guests at a wine and cheese gathering for “People who Believe Space Lasers Caused California Wildfires” will eventually be given a pancreatic cancer diagnosis.

Who is Robbie Knievel?

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To attempt to capitalise on Evel Knievel’s fame in such a way is quite a stunt. The son of renowned stuntman Robert “Evel” Knievel, Robbie Knievel, entered the world of daredevils quite early in his childhood. At the ripe old age of four, he started bike-jumping, and at seven, he started riding motorcycles.

What did John Knievel jump?

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Knievel followed in his father’s footsteps with a slate of jumps to his name, including his famous 1989 jump in which he cleared the Caesars Palace fountains in Las Vegas. He also stunned audiences by jumping a 200-foot-wide chasm of the Grand Canyon, over vehicles, between buildings and more.

According to Kelly Knievel, “Daredevils don’t lead easy lives.” “He was a big risk-taker. Most people are unaware of how terrifying what my brother did was.” Knievel continued his father’s legacy by performing several leaps, including his well-known jump in 1989, in which he cleared the fountains at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

He has astounded audiences by leaping over cars, through buildings, and more, including a 200-foot-wide chasm of the Grand Canyon. He grinned and exclaimed, “That was close,” after leaping a speeding locomotive in Texas in 2000, a 200-foot televised stunt.

In Clearwater, Florida, in 2007, Knievel’s father passed away. Although details on the ceremony were not immediately available, Kelly Knievel told the Associated Press that his brother would be laid to rest in Butte, Montana, alongside other family members.

Known as “Kaptain Robbie Knievel,” Robbie Knievel established numerous stunt records but failed at several endeavours. He suffered injuries in 1992 when, at 29, he collided with the 22nd of 25 pickup trucks arranged in a straight line over a 180-foot (55-meter) width in Cerritos, California.

He suffered a great deal from injuries, Kelly Knievel stated on Friday.

What happened to Robbie Knievel?

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Robbie Knievel, a daredevil stuntman, passed away on Friday morning at 60. According to the American Cancer Society, he was battling pancreatic cancer, which accounts for around 3% of all cancers. Still, about 7% of all cancer fatalities in the U.S. He was in a hospice in Reno, Nevada. As a result, if social media accounts posted anything to help people after Knievel’s passing, it ought to be to spread knowledge of this frequently fatal malignancy. It would be to push for increased funding and research to create fresh pancreatic cancer detection and treatment methods. Even though this cancer claims the lives of so many people every year, so much more money is still spent on developing new tools for taking and sharing selfies and producing films like “Mars Needs Moms.”

Still, anti-vaccination accounts continue making baseless assertions to divert attention from important conversations about health issues. For instance, one Twitter account stated, “Very plausible vaccines/boosters damaged his pancreatic and brought on cancer.” This account also had a blue verified checkmark next to it. Yes, it is quite likely that this allegation is untrue. Was Knievel yet another fatality of the “DeathJab” vaccine, the “#Covid #Vaccine,” according to another account? How can the vaccination be called a “DeathJab” since over 262 million Americans have already gotten at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine?

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