DALLA VALLE, Gustav
Italy, USA (NA-1995)
Last updated: April 14, 2017 at 16:13 pm
Pioneer manufacturer and diver; founded Scubapro with Dick Bonin in 1963; opened one of the first snorkeling and spearfishing schools in the Western Hemisphere (Haiti) circa 1950; instigator of the Christ of the Abyss statue in the John Pennekamp State Park in the Florida Keys; founder of the Dalla Valle Vineyards with his wife Naoko in 1982.
Honours and Awards:
International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2000)
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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.