009 - Danny MacAskill and Robbie Meade - How to Make a Viral Video?
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This week Duncan is joined by close friends Danny MacAskill, and Robbie Meade to talk about their latest project "The Slabs".  A short film that Danny has recently released on YouTube in which he descends down one of The UK's finest moderate climbs, The Black Slabs on The Isle of Skye,  aboard his Santa Cruz mountain bike.

Danny MacAskill is a Scottish mountain biker who shot to fame in the spring of 2009 after releasing "Inspired Bicycles" a wee video that he and his flatmate Dave Sowerby had shot over a few months around the streets of Edinburgh.  Over the last ten years this is what Danny has made his career in. Travelling the globe finding amazing places for him to make riding films and performing alongside Duncan in the Drop and Roll Tour.

Robbie Meade is the founder of Peny Ltd a creative media production company based in Wales, over the last few years Robbie has worked with Danny on various projects including, Imaginate, Epucuen, and Cascadia which saw Danny jumping his bike across the exposed rooftops of Gran Canaria. Together with Danny, Robbie directed their most recent film "The Slabs".

Join them as they discuss what went into filming the project, how it felt to climb the slabs 
along with backpacks full of camera gear, how Danny and Robbie first met and what it takes to produce a viral video.

Watch The Slabs here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ym2F-tHdkk

Peny Ltd: https://www.wearepeny.com

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