Jim Wallace
  • Pro Rating Course Instructor
  • Ratings:
    • Static Line Instructor
    • AFF Instructor
    • Tandem Instructor
    • Pro Rated
    • FAA Senior Rigger
  • Other: S&TA, Skydiving Hall of Fame Inductee 
  • First jump: 1970
  • Jumps: 24,000+
Bio
  • Chief Instructor Perris Valley Skydiving 1982-1992
  • Owner of Jim Wallace Skydiving School 1992-2012
  • Owner of The Gear Store 1992-1999
  • Vietnam Veteran, United States Marine Corps. 1965-1967
  • Works at Tactical Air Operations, San Diego

Accomplishments:

  • 3 time US National Skydiving Champion
  • World Champion in 10-man skydiving
  • 11 time world record holder in Formation Skydiving including the World Record 300-way Formation
  • World record plane to plane skydiving transfer
  • 2007 USPA Gold Medal for Meritorious Service in the sport
  • 2013 Inductee into the Skydiving Museum Hall of Fame

 

Commercials:

Michelob Beer, Miller Beer, Domino's Pizza, Weight Watchers, Hair Replacement for Men, Time Warner Cable, Levi Jeans, Calif. Lottery, Mini Cooper, T-Mobile, Peter Pan Movie promotion

Stunts/Stunt Coordinating (Aerial):

Navy Seals, Point Break, Hot Shots, Terminal Velocity, Air Force One, Golden Girls, MTV Senseless Acts of Video, The Pretender, Austin Powers 3, JAG Black Ops, Hollywood's Greatest Stunts, the Amazing Race, Tears in the Sun, The Bucket List, The Unit, Iron Man, Oprah Winfrey Show, HBO Eastbound and Down, CSI Miami, Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2012, Iron Man III.

Skydiving Demos:

The Freedom Bowl (Anaheim), Special Olympics, Auto Club Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, The Hula Bowl, The Long Beach Grand Prix, Green Hills Memorial Park, The Rose Bowl, T-Mobile San Francisco, The Orange County Fair, Lady Luck Casino Las Vegas, USS Midway, San Diego Chargers and the grand opening of the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

Celebrities:
Personally jumped with; Patrick Swayze, Lou Dobbs, Tom Green, Judy Norton Taylor, Chuck Norris, Tanner Gill, Myke Schwartz, Michael Jeter, Sean Penn, Petra Nemcova, Lucas Grabeel, and many other actors, stunt men, producers, newscasters and sports figures.

When he's not skydiving Jim enjoys spending his free time at home with wife Gail, their horses, riding motorcycles, water sports and playing poker.