Danny Macaskill

Danny MacAskill, (born 23 December 1985) also known as ‘Danny MegaSkill’, is a Scottish stunt cyclist, from Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye. He is 176 centimeters tall and works professionally as a street trials pro rider for Inspired Bicycles Ltd. He released ‘April 2009’, a five-and-a-half-minute street trials video, filmed by his flatmate Dave Sowerby, on YouTube on the 19th April 2009. The video quickly gained popular acclaim and widespread media attention. The video features stunts performed by MacAskill set to ‘The Funeral’ by Band of Horses.