An Evel Knievel Moment: Kings Island 14 bus jump

Evel brings his own ride to the amusement park. October 25,1975.

On October 25th, 1975 Evel Knievel attempted to set a world record by jumping 14 Greyhound buses at Kings Island amusement park in Ohio. The jump was broadcast on ABC’s Wide World of Sports and garnered the highest ratings in that show’s history.

Did you catch this jump when it was originally broadcast? How does your memory serve? Was Knievel successful? Have a look below and enjoy an “Evel Knievel Moment”.


*Note: Apologies for the poor video quality. The originally posted video was removed by YouTube.

Read more: Evel Knievel on ABC’s Wide World of Sports

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