Extreme bicycling by Danny MacAskill on the rooftops of Las Palmas, Spain

2015-12-15

Cyclist Danny MacAskill has performed a series of hair-raising stunts on the roofs of Las Palmas in Canary Islands in Spain. Not only does he jump from roof to roof on his bicycle but he also balances on narrow walls that protect terraces from the sun and wind.
Fortunately, we can view a beautifully filmed video of the extreme cyclist’s stunts in Spain. MacAskill wore a GoPro action camera on his helmet, camera crew was filming, and it looks like a drone was used for filming as well.

danny macaskill, rooftop Las Palmas Spain
Here is Danny MacAskill’s extreme cycling video on the house roofs of Las Palmas in Spain.

If you want to learn how to shoot action videos and perhaps prepare yourself to perform in front of camera, you might want to read Stunts, Scenes and Safety which is available for download.

Danny MacAskill was born and raised in Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. A YouTube video titled “The Funeral” launched his career as a professional stunt/extreme cyclist in 2009 when he was 23 years old. Until then, he had worked as a bicycle mechanic in Dunvegan.


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