Jimmy Chin


Chin spent 7 years living out of the back of his 1989 Subaru Loyale early in his career while skiing and climbing around the country.  

Jimmy Chin Climber

“There are two main dangers in life; risking too much and risking too little.  That’s for each person to decide. For me, not risking anything is worse than death. By far.

Jimmy Chin Photographer

“Creating films and photographs through situations that few others could experience is my life’s inspiration.”

jimmy chin documentary film maker

“I think drug addicts have brains wired like adventurers and they didn’t get the opportunity to find it. You know, the people I get to work with – not all of them are well-adjusted.”