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Cyclist Plunges to Death in Bike Race

Dad of 3 falls off bridge as he veers to avoid pothole

(Newser) - An Arizona father of three plunged to his death from a bridge during a 206-mile bike race Saturday. Robert Verhaaren, 42, veered to avoid a pothole and catapulted over a guardrail over the Snake River in Wyoming, falling 35 feet into shallow water just eight miles from the finish line... More »

Robbie Knievel Wants to Try Snake River Jump

Son hopes to succeed where Evel Knievel failed in 2974

(Newser) - Thirty-seven years after Evel Knievel made his heavily promoted attempt to clear the Snake River Canyon, son Robbie hopes to succeed where his father failed. Robbie Knievel will visit Idaho tomorrow to pitch the idea to local government and business leaders, reports the Twins Falls Times-News . The younger Knievel, who... More »

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