Without a doubt, we have Evel Knievel to thank for opening our minds to the limits we can push ourselves and our motorcycles. His numerous record attempts dazzled us, but he also broke every bone in his body in the process. However, he inspired many to follow in his footsteps — to push the limits of man and machine farther and farther. Just how far have we come? Now, thanks to this infographic from Fix.com, we get a glimpse of some of the more spectacular world records man has achieved by launching themselves and their bikes through the air. Take a look below, which one most impresses you? Tell us in the comments section below.

stunt jumping infographic
Source: Fix.com