Daredevil Robbie Knievel Nails Downtown Austin Jump

Motorcyclist jumps semi-trucks in splashy Austin event.

Motorcyle trickster Robbie Knievel successfully jumped two, 93-foot semi-trucks set up in downtown Austin Friday night.

The jump was done in celebration of the 15th annual Republic of Texas Biker Rally going on in Austin.

This jump also launched Knievel's farewell world tour.

Police were expecting a crowd of more than 200,000 people to watch the jump.

Robbie Knievel got his love for daredevil stunts from his famous father, Evel Knievel. He performed his first stunt with his dad when he was only 8 years old.

Since then, Robbie has set 20 world records with his motorcycle jumps.

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