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Breathtaking Picture of Danny MacAskill Captured During Solar Eclipse

Danny MacAskill returned to his home on the Isle of Skye today for the Solar Eclipse to take what will undoubtedly be one of the most memorable photographs of 2015.

Danny MacAskill performs during the solar eclipse Photo: Rutger Pauw

The photograph, which sees Danny appear in mid-air in front of the eclipse, was created by friend and photographer Rutger Pauw who came up with the idea after seeing that one of the best views would be on the rider’s home soil, where 98% of the sun was at one point obscured.

The Isle of Skye, the location of Danny’s last viral video ‘The Ridge’, provided the team with the ideal opportunity and the Scot’s intimate knowledge of the Island meant Pauw could take the shot depute needing to film from over 300m away across a valley.

To find out more about how the team came up with the idea for the photo and found the ideal location, head to redbull.com for an exclusive behind the scenes look at the shoot.

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