When Metis Creative needed some very challenging aerial shots, they gave us a call to come out to the UK. Along for the ride we brought one of our Red Epics to capture some awesome ground shots as well.
‘Escape. Create.’ is the newest Atherton family film, following the story of the creative genius,Dan Atherton, and his ambition to build trails that push mountain biking to a new level.
Fuelled by a passion to be independent, from upping sticks and moving to a self-sustainable homestead in mid-Wales to building his own tracks, Dan Atherton is no stranger to hard graft.
It’s all very well going out to ride, but you need something to ride on and you need something to push your limits day in, day out.
His latest creation was an intensive six-week build that culminated in the world’s best downhillers racing down the world’s hardest racetrack for Red Bull Hardline. Long time family friend and filmmaker, Clay Porter along with Metis Creative followed Dan and the Atherton family on the run-up to the Hardline event, to find out what makes Dan driven to dig…