He worked in the copper mines, took a shot at pro rodeo and hockey, was a self-proclaimed safecracker, card shark, con artist big-game hunter, insurance salesman, Honda dealer, hockey promoter, ski jumper, pole-vaulter and corporate pitchman extraordinaire. His Elvis-esque leathers are enshrined in the Smithsonian, along with an equally rare pristine XR-750. EK scored a cameo spot with Lindsay Wagner on The Bionic Woman. As much as I have to respect the man, I’ll never forgive him for that. Evel Knievel might’ve been America’s hero for a while, but he wasn’t mine.