Last updated: March 28, 2017 at 3:29 am
Pioneer underwater photographer; author; cinematographer; freediver; world record spearfisherman; co-founder of the San Diego Underwater Photographic Society with Chuck Nicklin in 1961; founded Underwater Photographers of America; first American on the Cousteau team as a still photographer and underwater cameraman; deep sea submersible pilot, including Deepstar; surfer; surf photojournalist; test pilot photographer.
Honours and Awards:
NOGI Award (Arts, 1973)
Scott Carpenter Award
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.