Mike Draper and Lee Ratcliff, Evel’s loyal crew in the early 1970’s outside a Harley dealership before a jump. 

Mike Draper and Lee Ratcliff, Evel’s loyal crew in the early 1970’s outside a Harley dealership before a jump. 

Hero.

Hero.

Evel and the fuzz. Lucky rabbit’s foot worked like a charm.

Evel and the fuzz. Lucky rabbit’s foot worked like a charm.

 Evel with his two boys, Kelly and Robbie - Grand Canyon 1969

 Evel with his two boys, Kelly and Robbie - Grand Canyon 1969

Evel and the SkyCycle. 

Evel and the SkyCycle. 

Control, we have lift off.

Control, we have lift off.

Evel and Ed Sullivan.

Evel and Ed Sullivan.

A young Kelly Knievel under the watchful eye of Dad.

A young Kelly Knievel under the watchful eye of Dad.

Evel by Al Satterwhite, 1976.

Evel by Al Satterwhite, 1976.

There are a lot of myths about my injuries. They say I have broken every bone in my body. Not true. I have broken 35 bones. - Evel Knievel

Evel Knievel jumps 17 vehicles in Portland, circa 1973.