Jimmy Chin on Pushing the Envelope
“The biggest challenge for me is trying to be creative under physical duress.” —Jimmy Chin
According to Jimmy Chin, “It takes a ton of creativity to push the boundaries at the front edge of action sports.” And he would know. Rock climber turned photographer and filmmaker, Chin has shown audiences extraordinary places that few people could. He completed a historic first ascent of Mount Meru’s Shark Fin in the Himalayas and is one of only people to ski from the summit of Everest—and he does it all with the added challenge of making photographs along the way.
His passion for the outdoors and pushing the limits of his physical and photographic abilities has led to numerous honors. Chin was selected as the