That made it the No. Produced by Lucki Stipetic and Svetlana Palmer. Update: An aerial shot of the jumping area shows that the bus and car jump setups are literally right next to each other! As Knievel jumped over 50 cars, Pastrana will attempt to jump 52. The final jump will make history — if Pastrana lands it. Knievel jumped 14 Greyhound buses, and Pastrana will raise that amount by two as well.
Trip Taylor and Dave Mateus are executive producers for Nitro Circus Media Productions. Jill Messick Messick, a veteran studio executive, producer and the former manager to actress and activist Rose McGowan, on Feb. I will have healed dress boots and white leathers just like the man himself. He's a man who is outspoken, outrageous, at times hilarious, but always fascinating. Also Read: Pastrana had no such issues on Sunday, though practicing proved a challenge. Trip Taylor and Dave Mateus are executive producers for Nitro Circus Media Productions. He came up short, landing on the top of the front side of the landing ramp and the motorcycle decelerated from 50 mph to 0 mph in less than one second.
Once you're all done, will I more likely find you at a blackjack table or just finding a nice cold beer to celebrate? These jumps get harder and harder as the night progresses, so with any luck, the crowd will see three successful jumps. Any good luck charms or rituals you like to lean on? Sunday night on the History Channel, American professional motorsports icon and Nitro Circus ringleader Travis Pastrana will honor legendary daredevil Evel Knievel by attempting three of his most dangerous feats in Las Vegas, Nevada. If I can complete all three jumps, I will try to finish like Evel usually started… With a strong drink of whiskey and ready for a good time! Zachary Behr is executive producer for History. Travis Pastrana nails 3 iconic Evel Knievel stunts in tribute show in Las Vegas In a celebration of legendary stuntman Evel Knievel, Travis Pastrana attempted and nailed three of Knievel's iconic stunts, including jumping the fountains at Caesars Palace. He always wanted to push the boundaries.
If successful, Pastrana will be the first person to complete all three jumps in one night. And is the country ready to heal its figurative and literal wounds from that conflict, nearly a century later? There always remains the questions — Were they born evil, or did something happen to make them this way? I have studied Evel, but more his showmanship and presentation then his actual jumping. The event, Evel Live, will air from 8 to 11 p. Among adults 25-54, the special steered in 1. It is a story that speaks volumes about who we are as a people, shedding an illuminating—and not always flattering—light on why and how we make the decisions we do. Watch free History Channel live. A dive by Pastrana into the fountains to celebrate.
The first jump Pastrana recreated was Knievel's 50-stacked-car jump, which Knievel landed at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in February of 1973. Brought to life by Academy Award winning director Daniel Junge, this film is a tale of brilliant innovations, colossal failures, and ego-driven rivalries on a massive scale. How did people with such a capacity for brutality rise so far? We do allow the use of adblocker but please note that many videos wont load having the adblocker activated - so you might need to disable it. Because of the sheer size, weight and makeup of his Indian motorcycle, Pastrana could only truly test the runs on his trusty dirt bike, which is lighter and has much better shock absorption. After signing up, you can watch the special live on your computer via the Philo website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Philo app.
What it takes for a writer to capture someone's life -- and what an obituary says about how that life was lived -- makes for a riveting yarn. Craig Piligian and Sam Korkis are executive producers for Pilgrim Media Group. The Bus Jump: In May of 1975, Knievel in London—only to come back about five months later and successfully clear 14 buses. You will never have to pay anything for our service. He lives in constant pain from the incredible abuse his body suffered during his daredevil days.
The special event will be hosted by American Ninja Warrior host Matt Iseman. While in the wheelchair recovering, he vowed to continue motorcycle jumping. He also adds that according to doctors, only three people in the U. The jumps will be broadcast live on the History Channel, starting at 8 p. And quite frankly, these bikes were not meant to be ridden standing up at any point.
This 10-part series will shed some light and provide the answers. Find out when Mark Burnett's boxing competition series premieres this summer. The network also unveiled plans on Wednesday for History 100 , a slate of 100 new documentaries focusing on historical events of the last 100 years. In the three-hour live event on the History Channel, Pastrana will be attempting three of Knievel's most dangerous feats in Las Vegas — breaking Knievel's record of jumping over 52 cars, another record-breaking jump over 16 full-size buses, and he hopes to be the first person to successfully jump the Caesar's Palace fountain, a stunt Knievel failed and almost died from. His spine then dislocated from his pelvis, landing him in a wheelchair for three months, according to. Not only this, History Channel airs different phenomena which have been still in discussion. On Sunday, Pastrana will attempt to jump 16 of them.