7 Inch Daredevil — United States
7 Inch Daredevil has been thrilling children of all ages since 1972. He began his motorcycle jumping career back in 1972 and retired in the late 1970s. But his fans kept demanding a come back. So in the early part of the 21st Century, he came out of retirement and has been jumping ever since.
French Creek Council Cub Scout Pack 127
7 Inch Daredevil officially jumped 13 feet 4 inches over 22 Evel Knievel vans, trucks and cars. This was a new indoor record for 7. Also 7 presented the Boy Scouts with $700 in donations thanks to K&K Promotions (which is Kelly Knievel and family), DuBois Harley-Davidson and several other individual fans. Thanks everyone! Watch the jump on YouTube!
Left: 7 in his crash car with manager Vince. Right: The incredible line up of vehicles.
Harley-Davidson Museum Jumps
7 Inch Daredevil made his biggest appearance of his tiny career at the True Evel: The Amazing Story of Evel Knievel exhibit at the Harley-Davidson Museum. 7 jumped three times. On July 15, 17 and 18. He jumped five full-size Harley-Davidson's and then he successfully cleared five bikes and a golf cart.
Thanks 7 and Vince his manager for the use of these photos!
One Car and Canyon Jump — 2007
7 Inch jumping 23 feet over a full-size car (June 2007) and a miniature canyon. You can also see his jumps on his YouTube channel. Viva 7 Inch!
Two Car Jump — August 2007
7 Inch came back with a World Record two car jump.
Three Car Jump — June 2008
Yet another World Record for cars jumped by an Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle. This jump took place on June 24, 2008 by 7 Inch Daredevil. He jumped 2 SUVs and a car for a total jump distance of 19ft. 3 inches. That is 198 feet in scale on a Harley!
Special thanks to 7 Inch Daredevil for the use of these photos!