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INTERVIEW: Danny MacAskill - Riding the Ridge

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 UKC Articles 16 Jan 2017
Danny on top of the In Pinn, 3 kbDanny MacAskill's talents in trials riding are well-known, thanks to his multiple viral videos featuring stunts you couldn't even dream up. One of his most popular videos released in 2014 - The Ridge - has so far received over 47 million views on YouTube. Riding along the Cuillin Ridge on Danny's native Isle of Skye, the film shows Danny bunny-hopping, balancing and 'gapping' his way along some of the most iconic sections of the ridge line on a mountain bike.

Having grown up on Skye, the Cuillin mountains clearly hold great significance for Danny. Natalie Berry met up with him in a cafe in Glasgow - where he is now based - to talk about Skye, riding the Ridge and climbing (which it turns out he's done a wee bit of!)...

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 Orbitfish 19 Jan 2017
In reply to UKC Articles:

Shame you couldn't include any interviews with the guys that looked after Danny and the film crew on the ridge.
estivoautumnal 19 Jan 2017
In reply to Orbitfish:

They didn't look after him, or anyone else for that matter. They were employed by Cut Media (who were engaged to shoot the film) to carry equipment needed for the shoot. There's a 'making of the film' film where you can at least hear Matt commenting on the drone if you are so interested.

However, most people don't want to hear the background stuff, it the Danny that they are interested in. Obviously.

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