/ Danny MacAskill - Imaginate (VIDEO)
Danny is a genius amazing poise and strength , crazy out takes ! Mind blowing video , had to kill the 80's Top Gun inspired sound track though it was killing my remaining few brain cells .
Spectacular . Good link Kyle ! Merci .
The music is the best bit!
Well each to their own and all that , but I'd much prefer listening to cats fight at 3am myself . . . ;oP
Thank god I'm not the only one that thinks the video isnt as good as the previous ones. I think the tricks/danny almost disappear into the background of the bold colours in the video and the overpowering soundtrack.
Totally agree. His going home to Skye video is absolutely amazing and I have watched it half a dozen times. I switched off half way through this new one.
> The music is the best bit!
I didn't know 'Asia' were still going :o)
(yes i know it's not, it's https://itunes.apple.com/at/album/runaway/id27541793)
I love all his video's, especially the going home to Skye one. I really like this because it's different. It just gives me a sense of fun...and childishness (in a good way).
Can't please everyone all the time though.
Anyone else get echoes of the beginning of Stone Monkey?
Kind of agree with what a few people have said that it hasn't got quite the atmosphere of some of his earlier stuff. The tricks are amazing, though.
thanks that was awesome!
The somersault off the swiss ball onto the rails is mental!!
Anyone else reminded of the dream sequence in Stone Monkey?
= Broken arms I'd have thought. Insane move!
Wow, I like the no transfers sign at the end!
> The somersault off the swiss ball onto the rails is mental!!
My favourite bit
All of that.Well said.
Ah, you mean natural features like (to take the Skye video as an example) benches, steps, railings, walls, a dam, penstocks, a picnic table, a telephone box and his camper van. As far as I can see there's only two tricks in that video that use completely natural features (assuming that the one on the beach at sunset was natural and not constructed). I think you may be romanticizing a bit.
Can't disagree with that.
But it is false. The outtakes at the end demonstrate that. What you see in the final cut is an assemblage of the times he got each trick right (and it looks like there was at least one which didn't made it at all). I actually like the way that the Imaginate film plays on that fantasy aspect. It's a bloke pulling amazing stunts on a rather special bike - there is no more substance to it than that - but isn't that enough?
I much prefer this to some of the MTB and skiing stunt videos that you just know involved serious practise and multiple takes before they got it right, but are presented in a way that's calculated to give the impression that "they just happened that way".
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