Born From Junk traces the outlaw roots of mountain biking back to its raw beginnings in Crested Butte Colorado. In this small mountain community, a crew of unlikely pioneers pursue wild times while exploring local trails which sets in motion a new global phenomenon.
Mike is a Crested Butte, CO-based writer and director, and a partner at Buttery, a creative agency that specializes in multimedia storytelling and advertising. He began his writing career in the outdoor publishing industry before co-founding Buttery with three other partners in 2011. “Born From Junk” represents his first director/writer role in a documentary film.
Galin is a Burlington, VT-based director and cinematographer. He got his start in the outdoor sports industry but has since branched out to commercial and brand storytelling to work with clients including Nike, Only NY, NYCFC, Alicia Keys, Killington Resort, Stevens Pass, Hendricks, WhistlePig, Western Colorado University, and Gunnison-Crested Butte Tourism. Galin is driven by the opportunity to meet interesting new people and tell their stories in a unique way. In addition to film, he is passionate about canine pals, caffeine, and traveling. Galin is a partner and the Director of Video Content at Buttery Agency.