"Robert Edward "Kaptain" Knievel, (born May 7, 1962 in Butte, Montana) is the third of four children of the late famous stuntman Evel Knievel and his first wife Linda.
Robbie Knievel began jumping his bicycle at age 4 and rode motorcycles at age 7. At age 8 he performed his first show with his father at Madison Square Garden. At age 12 he was on tour with his father where he would perform in the pre-jump shows.
He has completed over 250 jumps, setting 20 world records. These include the Caesars Palace Fountain jump, the building to building jump and The Grand Canyon jump.
Robbie has successfully jumped over 24 Coca-Cola Zero truck cabs at The Kings Island Amusement Park outside Cincinnati, Ohio on May 24, 2008. 33 years after his father Evel Knievel carved daredevil history in 1975 for jumping over 14 Greyhound buses at Kings Island.
Robbie Knievel successfully jumped on June 7, 2008 at the Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth, Texas. He cleared 21 Hummers on the front stretch of the speedway." (Bio taken from Knievel Motorcycle Manufacturing Website)
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