Evel Knievel’s son Robbie dies at age 60 after cancer battle

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Evel Knievel’s son, Robbie Knievel, has died at the age of 60 following a cancer battle.

Robbie’s older brother, Kelly Knievel, confirmed the daredevil’s death to The Independent. He noted that Robbie had been battling pancreatic cancer and that he was surrounded by family when he passed.

“He had been in hospice for a couple days with advanced pancreatic cancer,” he said. “He died at three in the morning last night, with his three daughters by his side.”

Kelly also included a remark about his brother’s career, adding: “Daredevils don’t live easy lives.”

Evel Knievel’s brand, which is owned by Kelly, also shared a post on Instagram on Friday to announce Robbie’s passing, writing: “A Great Daredevil has Died Robbie Knievel May 7, 1962 - January 13, 2023.”

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