Stunt ace Danny MacAskill unveils Way Back Home film (+ video)

Scot returns to native Isle of Skye and hosts online Q&A session with Red Bull

by Simon_MacMichael   November 18, 2010  

Danny MacAskill Way Back Home grab

There can’t be too many of you who haven’t seen the YouTube video that propelled Danny MacAskill to fame 18 months ago – 21 million views and still counting – and now, the Scottish street trials rider debuts his latest film, with sponsors Red Bull also hosting an online Q&A session with the stunt specialist.

As reported earlier this week MacAskill unveiled the new film, called Way Back Home, in which he returns to his native Isle of Skye, on the Red Bull website on tuesday, while the Q&A session reveals “how he came up with the daredevil tricks he performs on his journey and his experience of heading back to his home town to pull off the sort of stunts he got police cautions for when he was growing up.”

So here is his latest film in all it's glory, plus a short video of MacAskill scouting out locations for it.

 

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Cool summersault off the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle in the video, amazing as always

posted by iscott66 [67 posts]
17th November 2010 - 16:31

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I love stuff like this.... more please Big Grin

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posted by jimmythecuckoo [1186 posts]
18th November 2010 - 12:39

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amazing as always, the footage of him backflipping off some driftwood on the beach is just amazing. Anyone seen the footage of martyn ashton doing trials/freestyle stuff on a raleigh road bike?

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posted by TwiggyHo [60 posts]
18th November 2010 - 13:07

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Brilliant

posted by Mat Brett [1725 posts]
18th November 2010 - 17:10

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pretty good ...but I bet he'd struggle with some of the pot holes round my way Big Grin

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posted by TheHatter [808 posts]
18th November 2010 - 21:27

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The front flip at the end is fantastic, also makes me want to visit Skye. Not to do any front flipping… well, not on my bike anyway

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posted by Tony Farrelly [4112 posts]
18th November 2010 - 21:48

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I must be the only one who thinks these stunt videos are getting pretty tedious. After a couple of minutes I was wishing the berk on the bike would stop bouncing off the picturesque scenery so that I could enjoy looking at it.

posted by handlebarcam [527 posts]
18th November 2010 - 22:01

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Awesome skills from Mr MacA. Brilliant - as ever. Although he's set the bar so high now that I can't imagine where he can go to move it all forward.

You may not be the only one who finds it tedious, handlebarcam, but I suspect you might be in a minority - for at least another two videos.

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posted by Martin Thomas [564 posts]
19th November 2010 - 0:26

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