Danny MacAskill, (born 23 December 1985...) is a Scottish trials cyclist, from Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye. He works professionally as a street trials pro rider for Inspired Bicycles Ltd. He released "April 2009", a five-and-a-half-minute street trials video, filmed by his flatmate Dave Sowerby, on YouTube on the 19 April 2009 to popular acclaim and widespread media attention. The video features stunts performed by MacAskill set to 'The Funeral' by Band of Horses.As of April 2009, MacAskill had been practising for more than 12 years. He gave up his job as a mechanic so he could ride full-time and now lives in Glasgow.