Date of birth: December 23, 1985 Skye, Scotland

Residence: Glasgow

Height:5 ft 9 in

Profession:  Trials Rider

Current Team: Santa Cruz Bicycles

Sponsors: Redbull, GoPro, FiveTen, Santa Cruz Bikes

About: "Danny" MacAskill is a Scottish trials cyclist, from Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye. He works professionally as a street trials / Mountain bike rider for Santa Cruz Bicycles and is considered the Best Trial Rider of all time.


Being inspired by rock climbers, Danny Macaskill tests the limits of mountain biking and riding down some challenging slab routes in a continuous line to test what's possible on a bike.

Scottish Trials Bike legend Danny MacAskill shows us in his new film ‘Gymnasium’ that there are other ways to make your mark in the gym , like performing a perfect bar routine while on two wheels.

The Ridge is the brand new film from Danny Macaskill... For the first time in one of his films Danny climbs aboard a mountain bike and returns to his native home of the Isle of Skye in Scotland to take on a death-defying ride along the notorious Cuillin Ridgeline.

Parkour Trials rider Danny MacAskill thrills and terrifies across incredible rooftop jumps on Gran Canaria - showing some serious bike handling skills.

 Two years in the making, this is the most epic film of it’s kind, demonstrating some of the most technical tricks and unique cinematography of it’s kind ever seen in a trials film. “Imaginate” takes you inside Danny’s childhood mind and all of the things that he always wanted to do on a bike.

In this extraordinary new video 'Epecuén,' a town in Argentina, MacAskill investigates this surreal ghost town, a town that went competely 30 feet underwater and re -emrged in 2011-- jumping from rooftop to dilapidated rooftop; exploring the empty streets, vacant buildings, playground and theater. 

Parkour-cycling phenomenon Danny MacAskill used a mobile home to carry him and his bike part of the way from Edinburgh to his home town of Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye. Along the way, Macaskill displays his bike handling skills amidst the beautiful Scottish landscape.



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