Jim Avery — United States

Jim Avery was a stunt rider who was involved in jumping back in the mid 1970's. When he was working in the thrill show world, he worked with the likes of Bob Duffey, Gary Wells, Rex Blackwell, Jim McDermott and Ken Mackow.

Left: Jim Avery is under the fiery ramp while Jim McDermott jumps over him. Right: Avery crashing through walls of fire during a county fair circa 1976.

Left: Jim standing on his speeding motorcycle. This was one of his specialties.
Right: A young Jim Avery with Jim McDermott.

Special thanks to Jim Avery for the photos and information!