Name: King Kong Knievel
Hometown: Volcano National Park, Rwanda; and Shea Stadium
Claim to Fame: Set the World Record for Most Bananas Jumped By Mini-Bike (17)
Off-Season Work: Balloon Delivery, Security Officer
Inspired by both Evel Knievel and the “Planet of the Apes” movies, Kong delights children everywhere with his awe-inspiring banana jumps. Upon request, he will also jump over papayas and mangoes.
King Kong Knievel has performed at shows headlined by Team Danger as well as Robbie Knievel. His mystery identity will soon be revealed in “Hell Drivers: America’s Original Crash Test Dummies.”
Click here to adopt a gorilla like King Kong Knievel through the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund.
Click here to learn more about National Gorilla Suit Day, traditionally observed on January 31