Ten-year-old Billie Neville wants to be a daredevil, just like her hero Evel Knievel. She also wants a best friend. Riding “the best bike in the whole world” Billie’s desperate to enter a bike jumping contest with three boys named The Meanies and show them her cool bike skills. When Evel comes to town to jump the Snake River Canyon, Billie learns she has to be a friend to make friends and that not all heroes have to soar over canyons.
All things Evel
Award-winning Evel Knievel jump website on Magicvalley.com
A Leap into History: an interaction reflection on Knievel’s jump
Knievel attempted jump over the Snake River Canyon
Evel toy stunt cycle commercial