Motorcycle daredevil Robbie Knievel made a 130-foot leap from one hotel tower to another last night in Las Vegas. Robbie Knievel gained fame in April 1989 when he jumped the fountains at nearby Caesars Palace, a feat that nearly killed his father 21 years earlier. Evel Knievel, 60, who has hepatitis C, underwent a long-awaited liver transplant last week in Florida. “I bet he thought it was sensational,” the younger Knievel said of his father’s opinion of his jump. Knievel, wearing a white leather jumpsuit with blue stars, ran his motorcycle up the ramps several times before taking off for the jump from the 13th-floor hotel tower without a safety net or a parachute.

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