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Slapshot Old Time Hockey - EVEL KNIEVEL and the BUTTE BOMBERS. EVEL KNIEVEL and the BUTTE BOMBERS.

ROBERT CRAIG KNIEVEL. was born in 1938 in Butte, Montana. Him and his brother Nic were raised by their grandparents (fathers side) Emma and Ignatius who were second generation German-Americans.
Their parents divorced and left Montana straight after Nic was born.
                      Robert left school at 16 to work for Anaconda mining company, operating a diamond drill deep in the copper mines. Copper being the major industry in the Rocky mountain town of Butte. He was soon promoted to driving the huge earth moving vehicle but was soon fired when he did a `wheelie` with his monster truck after it had crashed into a main power line supplying electricity to the mining town, it knocked the electricity out of Butte for several hours.
Butte Bombers Star!!!!! centre.
WHAT`S IN A NAME?.
Robert was a bit of a rebel []

11/23/2016 02:40:00 PM
Slapshot Old Time Hockey

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