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AIN’T NO FOUNTAINS HIGH ENOUGH: A daunting jump over Caesars Palace waterworks couldn’t deter Evel Knievel — but the water won, Dec. 31, 1967

Jump-suited fountain-jumper (well, almost-jumper) Evel Knievel’s crazy-man stunt over the Caesars Palace fountains still stands as an extreme sports milestone 51 years later, even though Knievel, his bike and the pavement had an unfortunate rendezvous.

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MEAD FOR SPEED: Donald Campbell breaks his own water-speed record on Lake Mead, Nov. 16, 1955

Think of him as the ultimate do-it-yourself-er: There’s no one else’s record to break? Then just break your own. And so British land/water speed racer …

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Tiger Woods Las Vegas Invitational 1996
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TIGER’S ROAR: Woods claims first PGA Tour win in Las Vegas, Oct. 6, 1996

You can trace the rocket ride of Tiger Woods’ storied professional career to a launching pad at TPC Summerlin where Woods emerged victorious for his first PGA Tour win at the Las Vegas Invitational (now the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open).

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