Stunt cyclist Danny MacAskill showcases skills in Dundee in latest hair-raising video

Pro-cyclist Danny MacAskill has showcased Dundee in his latest high-octane film.

The fearless stunt rider is shown in front of the V&A pulling off amazing tricks.

The five-minute film that spans iconic locations across Scotland is part of his ‘Do a Wheelie’ campaign.

It is the first of its kind for Danny, as he rides side by side with real fans as they showcase their tricks and talents.

Announcing the new film project on social media, he put out a call to action to his 3.5 million fans.

They were challenged to upload their “best, most creative wheelie” for a chance to ride alongside the cycling legend and win a starring role.

Danny showcased Dundee.

Commenting on the film, Danny said: “No matter what bike you ride or where you’re from the wheelie is the one trick everybody knows.

“It’s definitely the most relatable and iconic trick so it’s been awesome to get together again with the Cut Media crew to make a new film to celebrate it.

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“We’ve brought together so many incredibly creative riders and in the end I think we’ve made something really fun that leaves you feeling good and maybe wanting to try a few wheelies yourself too.”

The stunts take place across some of the most iconic and visually inspiring locations around Scotland.

Danny’s latest film saw him ‘wheelying’ across Scotland.
Danny’s latest film saw him ‘wheelying’ across Scotland.

From inner city to backcountry, Danny’s back wheels grace everywhere from Edinburgh’s stunning Jupiter Artland and the Kelpies, to Dundee’s monumental V&A museum, inspired by the cliffs of the Scottish coastline.

Filmmakers Cut Media have a longstanding relationship with Danny and they have teamed up on a number of previous film projects including ‘Gymnasium’, ‘Wee Day Out’ and ‘The Ridge’.

Danny has filmed some of his most amazing stunts on Skye.
Danny has filmed some of his most amazing stunts on Skye.

They also produced the ‘Welcome to the family’ film when Danny joined the adidas Five Ten team as an ambassador.

Stu Thomson, from Cut Media, said: “It’s been incredible to collaborate with Danny again.

“We’ve worked together a lot over the years and, each time, we aim to push the boundaries and do something different.

“Bringing such a diverse range of talent together was super exciting and it was amazing to see the variety of skills, as everyone brought their own twist to the classic wheelie.

“We had such a good time doing this – we hope it’s as much fun to watch!”

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