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"Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…a motorcycle?"

The great Evel Knievel is gone, but the world’s greatest daredevil has to be smiling after Robbie Maddison set the record for jumping a motorcycle on Monday, setting the new mark at an amazing 322 feet, 7 ½ inches. About the only thing more amazing than the jump itself was hearing Mark Schlereth call the action.

And just like the original king of extreme in his heyday, Maddison isn’t about to rest on his laurels.

He was asked how far he thinks he can jump.

“Four hundred feet,” Maddison said. “I know I’m definitely going to do it.

Don’t worry, they’re preparing the body cast in advance.


[]: Australian Motorcyclist Breaks Jump Record

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