22 Jumps: February 8th, 2020, Camelback Mountain, AZ

22 Jumps: February 8th, 2020, Camelback Mountain, AZ

22 Jumps: February 8th, 2020, Camelback Mountain, AZ

Parachuting with Purpose: Marine Veteran Tristan Wimmer founded 22 Jumps — a series of BASE Jumping events to raise awareness and funds in honor of the 22 Veterans and service members who lose their battle to suicide each day.

Tristan Wimmer and Frank Larkin

Tristan Wimmer and Frank Larkin

Tristan Wimmer BASE jumping

Marine Veteran Tristan Wimmer BASE jumping

At the inaugural 22 Jumps event, Marine Veteran Tristan Wimmer BASE jumped 22 times in one day from Arizona’s Camelback Mountain to raise awareness and funds for research that will help make brain trauma more detectable and treatable.

Highlights from 22 Jumps event in February 2020:

  • On February 8, 2020 Marine Veteran Tristan Wimmer BASE Jumped 22 times off of Arizona’s Camelback Mountain in honor of his brother, and to raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention and brain trauma research.
  • He was supported by friends, family, local news and CVB’s Veterans Advisory Council Chair, Frank Larkin, whose highly decorated son who was a Navy SEAL took his own life after a long struggle with TBI.
  • More than $10,000 was raised which funded biomarker fluid assays for TBI. Our work in biomarker discovery and validation for a new generation of diagnostics and pathways that will lead to new targets for therapy.
  • Read more about 22 Jumps in the news

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Watch Tristan Wimmer & Frank Larkin Discuss 22 Jumps

How To Get Involved and Make a Difference

Please join the 22 Jumps campaign – as a spectator, sponsor or supporter – for suicide prevention awareness and CVB’s brain trauma research.

Donate Now Learn more about 22 Jumps Events Visit 22Jumps.org

Explore 22 Jumps

  • Video: A Conversation with Veteran BASE Jumpers of 22 Jumps
    Video: A Conversation with Veteran BASE Jumpers of 22 Jumps

    Cohen Veterans Bioscience hosts a conversation with Veteran BASE Jumpers of 22 Jumps.

  • 22 Jumps: October 16, 2021, Fayetteville, West Virginia
    22 Jumps: October 16, 2021, Fayetteville, West Virginia

    Due to the Covid-19 Delta variant, the BASE-jumping events at Bridge Day on October 16—including the 22 Jumps fundraising event—have been cancelled.

    We are thrilled to announce that more than $11k has already been raised to advance precision diagnostics and tailored therapeutics for our Veterans.

  • 22 Jumps: Memorial Day Weekend 2021, Twin Falls, Idaho
    22 Jumps: Memorial Day Weekend 2021, Twin Falls, Idaho

    On Memorial Day Weekend, Veteran Tristan Wimmer and others BASE jumped 22 times in one day from the famous Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls, Idaho, raising over $38,000 for research.

  • 22 Jumps: January 30th, 2021, Camelback Mountain, AZ
    22 Jumps: January 30th, 2021, Camelback Mountain, AZ

    Marine Veterans Tristan Wimmer and Adam Krum, along with their friend Adam Ghannoum, succeeded in their mission to BASE jump 22 times in a single day from Arizona’s Camelback Mountain on January 30th, 2021, and raised more than $22,000 in honor of the 22 Veterans and service members who lose their battle to suicide each day.

  • 22 Jumps: February 8th, 2020, Camelback Mountain, AZ
    22 Jumps: February 8th, 2020, Camelback Mountain, AZ

    At the inaugural 22 Jumps event, Marine Veteran Tristan Wimmer BASE jumped 22 times in one day from Arizona’s Camelback Mountain to raise awareness and funds for research that will help make brain trauma more detectable and treatable. Tristan raised over $22,000 for research through this event.