OUABehind the Camera with Jimmy ChinEvent Date: Monday, April 6, 2020
Event Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: virtual event -
OUABehind the Camera with Jimmy Chin
Jimmy Chin is an Academy Award-winning filmmaker, National Geographic photographer, and mountain sports athlete known for his ability to capture extraordinary imagery and stories while climbing and skiing in extremely high-risk environments and expeditions. He began his professional career in 1999, and his talents were quickly recognized by top expedition leaders and outdoor brands. In 2002, he secured a breakthrough assignment to be the cinematographer for a high-profile National Geographic–sponsored trek across Tibet’s Chang Tang Plateau. In 2006, he became one of the only people to ski off the summit of Mount Everest. A longtime member of The North Face Athlete Team, he has led dozens of exploratory expeditions and completed first ascents around the globe, working with the best adventure athletes in the world.