Photograph of Evel Knievel standing on the seat of a motorcycle doing a wheelie. "Evel" is written in black script in the upper right corner of the button.
Evel Knievel (1938-2007) was an American daredevil who was world famous in the 1970s for his motorcycle jumps and stunts. His longest jump was in 1975, over 14 buses at Kings Island in Ohio. He was also famous for his red, white and blue leather motorcycle gear and matching cape. During his career he survived 433 broken bones. His last jump was in 1981.