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Evel Knievel's Injuries


Over 16 years of performing, stuntman Evel Knievel was injured numerous times and had the scars to prove it. Various accounts chronicle a range from 37 broken bones over his career to 431 breaks in one season! Steve Mandich has a look back at the different reports on Knievel's various injuries. Link -via Reddit

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I've been trying to nail this down for years. I once read that the only world record still held by Kneivel (all his jumping ones having been superceded) was "most number of bones broken". Does anyone know if this is true?
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He may have just splinted them himself and shrugged it off. After breaking your femur five times, I imagine a broken finger is just a scratch.
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