ABOUT THE
TORNADO TRACKERS

PERSONAL BIOS AND THE TEAM'S MISSION

WHO WE ARE

TORNADO TRACKERS IS A LEADING PROVIDER IN STORM STOCK FOOTAGE. SINCE 2013, THE TEAM HAS BEEN DEDICATED TO CAPTURING THE STORY OF THE SKY BY FILMING NATURE'S WILDEST MOMENTS CINEMATICALLY. TORNADO TRACKERS DEDICATION TO DOCUMENTING SEVERE WEATHER WITH EXCELLENCE HAS ALLOWED THEM TO CREATE A LIBRARY OF TORNADO, HURRICANE, AND STORM STOCK FOOTAGE THAT IS PERFECT FOR ANY CLIMATE OR WEATHER PRODUCTION NEED. WITH THE ADDITION OF THE TORNADO TRACKERS PODCAST IN 2021, THE TEAM HAS CREATED AN AVENUE FOR PEOPLE TO DIVE EVEN DEEPER INTO THE STORM AS THEY SHARE THE  STORIES BEHIND THE FOOTAGE.

TORNADO TRACKERS STORM STOCK FOOTAGE HAS BEEN USED IN MAJOR MOTION PICTURES, WEATHER AND CLIMATE DOCUMENTARIES, COMMERCIALS FOR LEADING BRANDS AND EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS AROUND THE WORLD. FROM THEATRICAL RELEASES TO MAJOR STREAMING PLATFORMS TO INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM INSTALLATIONS, TORNADO TRACKERS HAVE PROVIDED COMPELLING AND PROFESSIONAL STORM FOOTAGE TO HELP TELL COUNTLESS STORIES, ESPECIALLY THOSE OF OUR CHANGING CLIMATE. THEIR WORK HAS BEEN FEATURED IN PROGRAMING ON BBC, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, NETFLIX, DISNEY+, ABC, NBC, CBS, THE WEATHER CHANNEL AND MORE. THE TEAM HAS ALSO PROVIDED STORM CONSULTATION AND SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY TRAINING FOR WARNER BROTHERS FILM CREWS. BEYOND CAPTURING THE STORIES OF THE SKY, THE TEAM IS ALSO INVESTED IN DISASTER RELIEF AND RESPONSE THROUGH PERSONAL EFFORTS AND THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS WITH DISASTER RELIEF ORGANIZATIONS. A PORTION OF THE TEAM'S PROCEEDS GOES DIRECTLY INTO COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY NATURAL DISASTERS.

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MEET THE TEAM

THE FACES BEHIND THE CAMERA & PODCAST

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JEFF MANGUM

STORM CHASER, PHOTOGRAPHER, MSU METEOROLOGY STUDENT

BORN AND RAISED IN CENTRAL TEXAS, JEFF MANGUM'S INTEREST IN SEVERE WEATHER BEGAN AT THE AGE OF 10 AFTER WATCHING NEWS REPORTS OF A TORNADO ON TV. THE STRENGTH AND MYSTERY OF THE TORNADO STIRRED UP A PASSION FOR STORMS IN JEFF THAT WAS LATER REINFORCED ON MAY 27, 1997 WHILE CHASING AND EXPERIENCING THE EFFECTS OF THE INFAMOUS JARRELL, TX F5. THAT DAY SOLIDIFIED JEFF'S FASCINATION WITH STORMS AND LEFT HIM WANTING TO EXPERIENCE MORE. TODAY, JEFF LIVES IN AUSTIN WITH HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN AND IS AS PASSIONATE ABOUT WEATHER AND STORMS AS EVER. JEFF IS CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN THE MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY BROADCAST METEOROLOGY PROGRAM WITH HOPES OF INTEGRATING HIS PASSION FOR STORMS WITH LOCAL WEATHER FORECASTING.

JEREMY HAMANN

STORM CHASER, DRONE OPERATOR, PODCAST HOST

JEREMY HAMANN GREW UP IN LINCOLN, NEBRASKA UNDERNEATH SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORMS. JEREMY’S FEAR OF THESE POWERFUL WEATHER EVENTS AS A CHILD HAS TRANSFORMED INTO FASCINATION AS AN ADULT. NOW AS A MEMBER OF TORNADO TRACKERS, JEREMY LOVES BEING NEAR AND DOCUMENTING SEVERE WEATHER. MOST OF ALL JEREMY LOVES BEING BEST FRIENDS WITH JEFF AND GABE AND CREATING MEDIA WITH THEM THAT ENCOURAGES A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT MAKES US ALL HUMAN IN THE FACE OF EARTH’S MOST INCREDIBLE NATURAL PHENOMENA. JEREMY IS AN FAA LICENSED DRONE OPERATOR, FORMER MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR, AN ARTIST AND HOST OF THE TORNADO TRACKERS PODCAST. HE LIVES IN LONGMONT, CO WITH HIS WIFE, DAUGHTER AND BASSET HOUND.

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GABE COX

STORM CHASER, FILMMAKER, PUBLIC RELATIONS

GABE COX HAS HAD AN OBSESSION WITH THE SKY SINCE HE WAS A TODDLER WHEN HE COULD BE FOUND LAYING OUTSIDE WATCHING CLOUDS FOR HOURS. AT THE AGE OF 25, WHILE PURSUING A CAREER IN FILMMAKING, GABE EXPERIENCED HIS FIRST TORNADO AS AN EF-0 PASSED DIRECTLY OVER HIS OFFICE BUILDING. THE MOMENT REINVIGORATED HIS CHILDHOOD DREAMS OF STORM CHASING AND WITHIN A FEW YEARS HE CO-FOUNDED TORNADO TRACKERS WITH HIS FRIENDS JEFF AND JEREMY. GABE’S BACKGROUND IN FILMMAKING HAS ENABLED HIM TO STEP INTO A CAREER OF STORM CHASING BY WAY OF VISUAL STORYTELLING. GABE WAS RECENTLY NOMINATED AS A TOP CINEMATOGRAPHER TO FOLLOW BY FILMPAC FOR HIS WORK IN DOCUMENTING STORMS. HE CURRENTLY LIVES IN GEORGETOWN, TX WITH HIS WIFE AND KIDS WHOSE SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGEMENT KEEP HIM IN PURSUIT OF HIS STORM CHASING DREAMS.

ABOUT

TORNAD TRACKERS is a leading provider in storm stock footage. Since 2013, the team has been dedicated to capturing the story of the sky by filming nature's wildest moments cinematically. TORNADO TRACKERS dedication to documenting severe weather with excellence has allowed them to create a library of tornado, hurricane, and storm stock footage that is perfect for any climate or weather production need. With the addition of the TORNADO TRACKERS PODCAST in 2021, the team has created an avenue for people to dive even deeper into the storm as they share the stories behind the footage.

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