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Videos: MacAskill gets scared & Cavendish crashes

Videos: MacAskill gets scared & Cavendish crashes

Danny Mac’s nerves fray, Cav crashes before Wiggins face-off, MTB madness, and flattened climb hilarity… In today’s video round-up we discover that Danny MacAskill is only human, you don’t need a chain to win the Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup, and Hope Hubs serve as better soundtracks to trail videos than house music.

We’ve also got a clip of Mark Cavendish giving the velodrome track a pre-ride kiss, a fascinating tilted view on a brutal 12-climb Pittsburg race, a stunning MTB trail in Arizona, and a decades old "baby-friendly" bike accessory which we would be hesitant to try out.

Enjoy. Turns out Danny MacAskill gets scared too. Here’s the behind-the-scenes footage of his recent Cascadia film.

The clip opens with MacAskill approaching the Yellow School Backflip shot from the film, stopping himself before the ramp and asking out loud "why am I scared?"

We’ve been quietly asking Danny the exact opposite for years: why aren’t you scared?"

Turns out he’s just like us, kinda. It’s safe to say this isn’t the first time we’ve watched Cav fall. The most famous example which you’ll all remember should be the incident on that fabulous day in Yorkshire back in 2014.He also fell into a massive puddle […]

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