Stuntman Robbie Knievel, son of daredevil Evel Knievel, dead at 60 after cancer battle
Motorcycle daredevil "Kaptain" Robbie Knievel on June 7, 2008, at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. - Streeter Lecka/Getty Images North America/TNS

Robbie Knivel, son of stunt performer Evel Knievel and a daredevil in his own right, has died. The 60-year-old passed away early on Friday after battling pancreatic cancer, according to TMZ. Robbie was in hospice care in his last days and died with his daughters at his side, a family source told the sites. Robbie began performing bike jumps at age 4 and appeared in his father’s show at Madison Square Garden at age 8. The stuntman, nicknamed “Kaptain Robbie Knievel,” performed more than 350 jumps in his career, of which 20 set world records. The daredevil famously bested his father when he land...