"Born From Junk" traces the outlaw roots of mountain biking back to its raw beginnings in Crested Butte, where a crew of unlikely pioneers in pursuit of wild times in the mountains blossomed into a global phenomenon.
A Buttery Film
Directed by
Mike Horn and Galin Foley
Produced by
Mike Horn
Narrative Cinematography by
Joel Wolter
Documentary Cinematography by
Galin Foley
Edited by 
Galin Foley
Audio mix by
Scotty Beam & Cleod9 Music
Graphic Design by
Joe Polevy
Story Editor
Drew Pogge
Associate Producer
Adam Broderick
Camera Assistants
Rex Lint - Tin House Creative
Jesse Levine - Reel Motion
Cast (in order of appearance)
Austin Weaver as Main Character
Adam Broderick as One of The Boys #1
Lawson Yow as One of The Boys #2
Kyle Jones as Driver
Glo Cunningham as Self
Donnie Cook as Self
Bob Starr as Self
Jim “Beach” Thomas as Self
Albert Maunz as Self
Kay Peterson-Cook as Self
Chris Haas as Self
Doug Bradbury as Self
Dave Wiens as Self
Archival Photography provided by
Don Cook
Sandra Cortner
Wende Cragg
Kevin Montgomery
Bob Starr
Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum
Archival Pearl Pass Video courtesy of
Dana Atchley
Tapley Dawson 
Archival Rage in the Sage Video courtesy of
Mike Cole
Special Thanks to
Kent Cowher
Keli DiPaolo
Laurel Runcie
Dave Moe
Greg Morin
Burt Phillips
Erik Radock
John Norton
Mark Peterson
Crested Butte News
Music licensed through Artlist.io
Shot on location at Gunnison Ranger District - Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forest
Made Possible by Gunnison-Crested Butte

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