*Evel Knievel was one of the baddest mofos to ever show Jackass hopefuls how to get crazy.
In 1973, ABC’S Wide World of Sports showed his successful motorcycle jump over 50 cars, stacked 2 – 3 cars high, in 18 rows and even HE! had the good sense not to attempt to jump from the Moon to Earth.
But, there is someone out there that doesn’t keep the crazy creed in perspective.
Between July and early October, Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner, 43, is off to break the skydive altitude record of U.S. pilot Joe Kittinger, who jumped from 102,800 feet in 1960. (more…)