Danny Macaskill – The Ridge (Martyn Bennett / Blackbird)

Martyn Bennett

The Ridge is a film from Danny Macaskill. For the first time in one of his films Danny climbs aboard a mountain bike and returns to his native home of the Isle of Skye in Scotland to take on a death-defying ride along the notorious Cuillin Ridgeline. Features Martyn Bennett’s ‘Blackbird’.

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