Award Winning Filmmaker and Explorer Jill Heinerth to receive Scuba Diving Outstanding Achievement Award

Jill Heinerth
Jill Heinerth

The Our World-Underwater Dive & Travel Expo has announced that legendary cave explorer and filmmaker Jill Heinerth is being honored with the Our World-Underwater Outstanding Achievement Award.

Jill has dove deeper into caves than any other woman in history and as an award winning filmmaker Jill has worked from the iceberg caves of Antarctic to the Florida Aquifer and to subterranean Siberia.

The Our World-Underwater Outstanding Achievement Award dates back to 1971 and honors those divers whose life work has advanced and promoted diving.  Past award winners include such legendary figures as the Cousteaus, Al Giddings, Dr. Sylvia Earle and Stan Waterman. This years award will be presented during the Our World-Underwater Dive & Travel Expo February 15-17 2013 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, just outside of Chicago.

Jill Heinerth

Thanks to DiverWire.

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Stephan Whelan
Stephan is the Founder of His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years-old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a passion he pursued in all his spare time. In 1996 his passion for the underwater world led him to setup When he gets time he enjoys both Freediving and Scuba Diving when not traveling for work or enjoying time with his family in London.

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