Daniel MacAskill (Danny MacAskill) is a Scottish trials cyclist, from Skye, Scotland. He was born on 23 December, 1985. He has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. His ethnicity is white. He has performed a number of shirtless stunts as well flaunting his body. He works as a street trials rider for Inspired Bicycles Ltd. He released a street trials video April 2009, filmed by Dave Sowerby on YouTube that has brought him worldwide recognition. The video shows the breathtaking bike stunts performed by MacAskill. MacAskill had been practising riding for more than a decade. He was a mechanic before but he left the job for his passion of riding and now is currently residing in Glasgow. MacAskill also appeared in the Doves’ single “Winter Hill” music video in June 2009.
On 16 November 2010, a new video was released titled Way Back Home. It was produced by Red Bull. The video shows various locations of Scotland like Edinburgh Castle, wartime bunkers on the island of Inchgarvie beneath the Forth Bridge, North Berwick and the Cruachan Dam. In May 2011, a Go Play promotional video was released by Leica Camera showing him doing stunts in Cape Town. In August 9, 2011, a video named Industrial Revolutions was released by Cut Media. The video was directed by Stu Thomson.
In 2011, MacAskill and Inspired Bicycles, released the “Inspired Skye”. And after a year, MacAskill performed some stunts for a film, Premium Rush. In May 2013, he was invited to Taichung located in Taiwan by Lezyne USA, to film a video titled “Danny MacAskill” powered by Lezyne.
MacAskill” powered by Lezyne. In summer, he published a biking project called Imaginate on YouTube whose shot was completed after 18 months. It was produced by Red Bull House and the director was Stu Thomson. The video received an astounding 4 million views in just two weeks.
In May 2014, MacAskill released another video called Epecuen through the Red Bull, which was shot in Epecuén, Argentina. The town has been underwater since 1985 for most of the time till now, and the video opens with an old man riding a bicycle and speaking about its history. The video had a total over 3 million views within four months of its release. In October 2014, MacAskill along with Stu Thomson from Cut Media released a film called the ridge on youtube. It was filmed on the Isle of Skye along the rocky and steep Cuillin Ridge. Just after 5 days of releasing the video, it gathered more than 10 million views. The film was supported by Riding the Ridge that helped with the documentation of Danny and the crew of Cut Media. His latest film called Cascadia has gathered 14 million vies as of April 2016.
The public curiously ask about MacAkill’s wife but he is not married right now. He might be dating his girlfriend but he does not seem to reveal much information about his personal life. However, it does not seem like he is a gay.
MacAskill has 84.2k followers on twitter and 309k followers on instagram. He has an estimated net worth of $11.5 million dollars. For more info about his bio, you can visit several wiki sites in the internet.