Jimmy Chin looking down cliff edge while mountaineering in Antartica.

Meet Jimmy Chin

Filmmaker, Storyteller, Explorer, NOLS Grad

“NOLS had a big impact on my life direction at the time and inspired me in a way I had not found elsewhere. I found teaching at NOLS to be deeply satisfying and I can’t say enough about the growth a student (young or old) can gain on one of their courses. Now I am fortunate enough to sit on the board because I truly believe NOLS is an organization that helps people on their path to finding their greatest potential.”

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