Robbie Knievel was battling cancer.
Daredevil Robbie Knievel passed away at the age of 60. He was the son of the famous stunt performer Evel Knievel. The 1989 Ceasars Palace jump was one of Robbie Knievel’s most famous jumps, which was to pay homage to his father. Knievel completed 340 jumps in total and set 20 world records. He passed away in Reno while in hospice care and was battling colon cancer.