Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of motorcycle stuntman Evel Knievel, dies at 60

American stuntman Robbie Knievel

who set records with daredevil motorcycle jumps following the tyre tracks of his thrill-seeking father

Robbie Knievel followed in his father's footsteps as a daredevil

Robbie completed several record-breaking jumps in his career

His brother said Robbie died with his three daughters by his side

"Daredevils don't live easy lives," Mr Knievel told The Associated Press.

"He was a great daredevil. People don't really understand how scary it is what my brother did."

As a boy, Robbie Knievel began on his bicycle to emulate his famous father, Evel Knievel, who died in 2007 in Clearwater, Florida.

But where Evel Knievel famously almost died from injuries when he crashed his Harley-Davidson

during a jump over the Caesars Palace fountains in Las Vegas in 1967,

Robbie completed the jump in 1989 using a specially designed Honda.