Jake Walther: Master of Awe

Front Porch Magazine
August 2012 (pg. 8)

Ever since he was a kid, J a k e W a l t h e r has had a talent for lighting things up. From his first forays into fireworks during family trips to Pennsylvania, and throughout his training with light and sound at Full Sail University in Florida, he has been drawn to spectacle. Even after a severe spinal cord injury derailed a promising career with Ringling Brothers in 2005, Walther never wavered from his dream of owning his own business and working in public arenas. T o d ay , h e r u n s S o u t h e r n E x p o s u r e Py r o t e c h n i c s i n F r e d e r i c k s b u rg, combining creativity and expertise to dazzle crowds across the state of Virginia with jaw dropping fireworks displays