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Extreme sportsmen dress as Sir Jimmy Savile for stunts

Stunt rider Danny MacAskill as Sir Jimmy Savile. Pic: Outdoor Capital of UK
Image caption Stunt rider Danny MacAskill dressed as Sir Jimmy Savile

Some of Scotland's leading extreme sportsmen have been impersonating veteran broadcaster Sir Jimmy Savile to promote a Highlands town.

In a video for Fort William community company, Outdoor Capital of UK, the five are seen performing stunts on a bike, canoe, skis and ice climbing.

They include Edinburgh-based Danny MacAskill and mountaineer Mike Pescod.

Sir Jimmy, a regular visitor to the Highlands, introduces each of the clips.

Others in the film, which has been upload on the website YouTube, are cyclist and cross-country runner David 'Spook' Munro, skier Joe Barnes and canoeist Callum Anderson.

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