Italy (1965- )
Last updated: August 3, 2017 at 20:09 pm
Competitive freediver and former world champion; founded Apnea Academy of freediving; he is the only competitor to have established world records in all the disciplines of freediving that existed during his career; helped create AIDA in 1994; his rivalry with Pipin Ferreras was the subject of Ocean Men: Extreme Dive, in 2001; television host; co-author of Manual of Freediving with Stefano Tovaglieri.
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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.