Forty years after Evel Knievel unsuccessfully attempted to jump the Snake River Canyon, Big Ed Beckley, a Texas stuntman, has won the right to try to re-create the attempt. Beckley, and Beckley Media LLC of Bridgeport, Texas, bid $943,000 Friday for a two-year lease on the state land near Twin Falls where the jump took place in […]
“Moto-Terminator” Fetches $140,000
Part bike, part terminator for charity
The second annual auction in Dubai for Cinema Against AIDS on Friday raised $1.8 million for the cause. An abundance of Hollywood stars made it out to support or chair the event, including, Goldie Hawn, Salma Hayek, Oliver Stone, Laura Linney and Sharon Stone, to name a few. The highest selling item of the night went to the “Terminator Salvation” premiere package which contained tickets to the premiere as well as the “Moto-Terminator” from the movie. The price? $140,000.
Victor Kubicek from the company that produced the latest Terminator installment was obviously pleased but also exclaimed you would have to be a stunt-man to actually drive it. One should however keep in mind that “practical” is a concept that does not exist in Dubai.