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Robbie Knievel to jump remade Las Vegas volcano
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 10:30:02 AM
Robbie Knievel has less than a month to study the fire-spewing volcanic terrain around his next motorcycle stunt. Luckily for him, it's Las Vegas, where eruptions can be scheduled hourly, every single night.
Knievel, son of the late daredevil Evel Knievel, will jump the refurbished volcano at The Mirage hotel-casino on his motorcycle as part of a television special on New Year's Eve.
Casino officials unveiled the $25 million facelift for the volcano on Monday night, a 5-minute spectacle of fire and water to a custom soundtrack co-written by former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart.
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