About Pure Evel: American Legend
In less than a decade, Evel Knievel took motorcycle jumping from its sideshow origins to unthinkable heights of popularity that still resonate today – while breaking nearly every bone in his body in the process. But who was Knievel? And how did he manage to catapult from small town county fairs to sold-out stadiums across the country?
To the public, Knievel was an American hero and a dedicated husband and father. But behind-the-scenes, there was a much darker and more violent side. Using archival and candid interviews with family, friends and colleagues, the true story of the man behind the myth will be unraveled by those who knew Knievel best.