It's 1967. A softly spoken, well-dressed young man named Evel Knievel is about to, on ABC's Wide World of Sports, attempt something no one else ever had: jumping a motorcycle over 15 cars. Let's watch.

Luckily, the Wide World Of Sports was on hand to cover the motocross race for which Evel’s jump was a sideshow. They heard about the jump, thought it might make a neat segment and launched the career of America’s most famous stuntman.