Showman. Daredevil. American Legend.
From his blue collar roots in the small mining town of Butte, Montana, Evel Knievel revved his way out and became an international, star-spangled superstar armed only with his motorcycle, a charming personality - and a whole lot of guts. To this day his daredevil exploits and multiple broken bones are legendary, as is his fearless spirit in the face of imminent danger and death. The undisputed godfather of all extreme sports, Evel Knievel paved for himself a path of fame, wealth and awe that is not easily equalled, and completely all-American. This film depicts his early years in Butte to the beginning of what was to become one of the most spectacular careers in history.