Beautiful Idiot

Beautiful Idiot

Beautiful Idiot takes you on a ride through the mindset and motivations of those who feel driven to pursue greatness, how it can feel to fall short, and the consequences of reaching a lofty goal when the struggle to get there has defined you for so long. Featuring professional freeride mountain bike rider Brett Rheeder.

Directed by – Harrison Mendel and Robb Thompson

Written by – Anders J. Svensson

Featuring – Brett Rheeder

With – Elliot Friesen and Austin Friesen

Produced by – GRAIN and Harrison Mendel

Executive Producers – Dustin Brady, Andrew Shandro, Robb Thompson, Steve Seely, Kent Toth, Brett Rheeder and Harrison Mendel

Director of Photography – Harrison Mendel

Principle Cinematographer – Liam Mullany

Additional Cinematography – Seger Nelson and Brody Jones

Editors – Harrison Mendel and Shelley Fried

Colorist – Steve Seely

VFX – Calvin Sun

Title Design – Shelley Fried

Music Composer – Windmills, Cory Myraas, Mitch Lee

Sound Design and Mix – Mitch Lee and Taylor Richardson

VO – Brad Avenyou

Special Thanks –

David Chambers

Gloria Miller

Terran Wright

John Wright

Silver Star Bike Park

Cam Sorenson

Brad Baker

Oscar Gordon

Phil Gaudette

Snowbird Lodge

Skyride Bike Shop

Terence Geisbrecht

Bike Mag

Nicole Formosa

Anthony Smith

Will Ritchie

Clif Bar

Bryan Cole

Nor-val Rentals

Tony Friesen

Monica Friesen

BX Press

Missy

Builders –

LOFT Bike Parks

Dustin Gilding

Austin Davignon

Alexander Chisholme

Silver Star Bike Park

Cam Sorenson

Jason Martin

Ben Byers

Ben Schlieth

Matt Dennis

Noah Brousseau

Ben Imrich

Logan Imrich

Matt Macduff

Corbin Selfe

Bryan Sciuk

Brett Rheeder

Simon Mclaine

Liam Mullany

Harrison Mendel

Robb Thompson

Jeremy Wiess

Seger Nelson