USA (1940- )
Last updated: March 12, 2017 at 17:17 pm
Technical diver; pioneer cave diver and explorer; led several mapping expeditions in Mexico, Belize and Guatemala; set a world record dive at 282 m (925 ft) while attempting to reach the bottom (329 m | 1,080 ft) of a cave known as Zacatón (Mexico) with Sheck Exley (dual descent) in 1994; public speaker.
Honours and Awards:
Tridente d’Oro (Accademia Intl di Scienze e Tecniche Subacquee, 2012)
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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.