November 16, 2010
The moniker ‘internet sensation’ gets chucked around a lot these days but Danny MacAskill’s video back in April 2009 has probably done more to bring mountain biking to the attention of the YouTube masses than anyone else. If a non riding work colleague asked you if you’d seen “that biking video” then you could be pretty sure which biking video they were on about.
After turning down high profile interviews in America, the Inspired Bicycles rider has starred in promo videos for VW and Doves, but it’s been a bit quiet on the riding video front. Turns out he’s been quiet because, along with Red Bull, he’s been working on a little something special. That something has been Way Back Home, with Danny taking a trip journey from Edinburgh to Skye, resulting in a spectacular seven minutes of trials-meets-BMX-meets-mountain biking madness. Get your eyes around this…