The beginning of the story of Danny begins in the town of Dunvegan, which is located on the Scottish island of Skye. Born December 23, 1985, a red-haired kid spent all his free time riding a bicycle since childhood, which later led him to work as a mechanic in an Edinburgh bike shop. According to Danny McAskill himself, after work, he rushed to study his strength, his bike and study the beauties of the capital’s street, while honing his unique style, mixing complicated tricks and a trial.
But it all paid off in 2009, when at the age of 23, Danny and his roommate Dave Sowerby, who was a cameraman, uploaded a five-minute video on youtube that actually showed the skill of controlling a bike to the band’s song “the funeral” Horses. ” Despite the fact that they worked on this video for almost six months, who would have thought that the next morning the guy would wake up as a star? The video went far beyond Scotland, gaining three hundred thousand views in just one night! And in the morning this video was on the main pages of YouTube and the BBC website. Professional riders left comments on this video clip, having noticed a serious competitor in Danny in the near future. Soon, articles about this skilled guy appeared in the New York Times and other major publications, after which the young street Continue reading
Courage and courage, qualities forgotten by our contemporaries. But a strong person has strong leverage to achieve his goal. At the same time, life adorned with dangers is more interesting and eventful for him. This is how one of the most extreme contemporaries of Travis Pastrana appears before us. A bright and fearless tamer of motorcycles, an example of boyish imitation, a multiple winner of various competitions, father and participant in the show “Jet Clowns”.
Motorcyclist since childhood
Travis was born into a Puerto Rican family in 1983 on October 8. And after 24 years, he already represents the island in competitions. By this time, Pastrana is already a famous conqueror of bikes. After all, for the first time having appeared in the saddle of a motorcycle horse as early as 4 years old, he decides to forever connect his life with these sports cars. Continue reading
People who have risen to riches, but do not consider themselves as such, always admire. David Goggins is one such prince. Runner, founder of a charity event, motivational speaker and writer.
David was born on February 17, 1975. On his own initiative, he applied to the Air Force. Prior to this, having failed the ASVAB test twice, but later he was taken to the Air Force tactical control detachment. After serving there for some time, he left this special unit to transfer to the Fur Seals squad. However, he weighed a little more than 135 kg, they certainly would not have been taken. After 3 months, he lost weight to 86 kg. After three attempts to join, he was accepted in 2001. There he was sent to fight in Iraq, after he fought in Afghanistan. In 2004, the Army assigned him the name “The Most Valiant Man.” When a helicopter crashed during Operation Red Wings in 2005, only he survived from the whole team. After that, he finally left the troops. However, he could not forget about his team, David decided to go running, thus transferring money to the charity “Organization of Special Operation Troops”. Continue reading