Jimmy Chin thrives in art and adventure. His career ranges from photography, documentary filmmaking, and being a long-time veteran of The North Face Athlete Team. He has explored untouched places around the world while photographing some of the most progressive athletes. From first ascents in the Karakoram mountain range to skiing from the summit of Mount Everest, Jimmy has made a name for himself in the outdoor community.
His outdoor photography has been on the cover of National Geographic and gathered recognition from Photo District News, Communication Arts, the American Society of Magazine Editors and the Lowell Thomas Journalism Awards. He shot and directed documentaries and commercial projects for The North Face, Pirelli, Apple, National Geographic, Working Title, and RSA Films. His recent film, Meru, won the Audience Choice Award at the Sundance 2015 Film Festival.