HEINERTH, Jill

Canada (1965- )

Last updated: December 1, 2017 at 1:06 am

Technical diver and instructor; filmmaker; public speaker; author; resident explorer of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society; expert legal witness (scuba and closed circuit rebreathers); made a record dive into an iceberg in 2001; made a record cave penetration dive in 1999.

Diving Almanac Feature Link:

Jill Heinerth | 10 outstanding women every scuba diver should know!

Honours and Awards:

NOGI Award (Sports & Education, 2017)
Our World-Underwater Award (2013)
Sir Christopher Ondaatje Medal for Exploration (RCGS, 2013)
Wyland ICON Award (2011)
Women Divers Hall of Fame (2000)
National Speleological Society Fellow
Explorers Club Fellow
Canadian Technical Diver of the Year

Website(s):

Into the Planet

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Jeffrey Gallant

Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac & Book of Records. 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.

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