Last updated: March 10, 2017 at 3:30 am
Co-founder and editor of The Skin Diver, later called Skin Diver Magazine, with Jim Auxier in 1951; inventor of the Barracuda CO2 speargun, patented in 1953; freediver. The first monthly issue of The Skin Diver cost 25 cents and readers could get a yearly subscription for three dollars.
Honours and Awards:
International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2003)
DEMA Hall of Fame (1994)
NOGI Award (Arts, 1960)
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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.