17 June 2011

Cape Town through the eyes of a street trials pro rider

A team from Leica Cameras followed Danny MacAskill, a Scottish street trials pro rider, on his journey of discovery through one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Watch the video below and get to see Cape Town with different eyes – those of a street trials pro rider.

Danny MacAskill Plays Capetown (complete video) from Leica Camera on Vimeo.

Back in April 2009 Danny MacAskill released a five-and-a-half-minute street trials video on YouTube that was to change his life. Filmed by his flatmate Dave Sowerby, the video got a few hundred thousand views over night and as of today has been watched well over 25 million times – the world went crazy for Danny.
He left his job as a mechanic, became a street trials pro rider, and appeared in TV commercials, music videos and was nominated for the Action Sportsperson of the Year Category of the Laureus World Sports Awards.

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