Brendan Leonard is the creator of Semi-Rad.com and author of The New American Road Trip Mixtape. He has written for Climbing, Backpacker, Men's Journal, National Geographic Adventure, the Dirtbag Diaries podcast, Adventure Journal, High Country News and other publications. He co-directed Frank and the Tower and The Important Places (Mountainfilm 2015) with Fitz Cahall. Brendan published the book Sixty Meters to Anywhere, Make it Till You Make it and others, and co-directed the film Ace and the Desert Dog (Mountainfilm 2016). Leonard is the director of Chocolate Spokes (Mountainfilm 2017), a film about a bike shop in Denver's Five Points neighborhood, The Time Travelers (Mountainfilm 2017) and How to Run 100 Miles (Mountainfilm 2018).