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I think I coulda landed on a dime. I really do.
I went through life big-bang-banda-boom-bada-boom.
My wife and I, we like to ride where there's not much traffic.
The Harley's got a little too much torque when it comes to jumping.
When I hit that pavement at 70 or 80 mph those suits just ripped.
Women are the root of all evil. I ought to know. I'm Evel.
You can be famous for a lot of things. You can be a Nobel-prize winner. You can be the fattest guy in the world.
You know, I had a couple hundred jumps in my career, and I made most of them, but the ones they show over and over are the ones when I crashed.
In the old days they, the promoters, wanted more and more from me. They wanted me to jump or spill my blood and break my bones. Every time they wanted me to jump further, and further, and further. Hell, they thought my bike had wings.
My own judgment of how the world is gonna end is that there will be a country led by a madman that will build a nuclear bomb with so much force, so much power, that it will be dropped somewhere on the face of this earth and that the earth will lose its place.
People pay a million dollars to be recognized, but nobody cares about them. They cared about me because I did things other men were afraid to do. That's why my fans identified with me.
There are a lot of myths about my injuries. They say I have broken every bone in my body. Not true. But I have broken 35 bones. I had surgery 14 times to pin and plate. I shattered my pelvis. I forget all of the things that have broke.
This is a year and a few months after the transplant. Before I had it my doctors told me that it would be the biggest thing that I ever had to face and believe me, when they take your liver out of ya and put another one in it's like replacing a football in your stomach.
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