Twin Falls Still Split on Beckley Jump
Folks have been responding all week to the City of Twin Falls denying Big Ed Beckley the chance to jump the canyon. The jump would mark the 40th anniversary from Evel Knievel’s original jump back in 1974.
Twin Falls continues to respond to the 4-to-3 City Council decision to prevent the jump for at least a year. We’ve continued to receive calls daily, as people are passionately split on the issue.
These callers actually responded to each other beginning with, “What if the rocket goes awry?”
Others feel that Ed got the shaft:
Some say the 40th anniversary aspect has value:
In a fun, unexpected event, Big Ed Beckley himself stopped by our Facebook page to thank Wes for speaking out.