Widely regarded as one of the world's most capable and talented exploration divers, Jarrod Jablonski is an avid explorer, researcher, author, and instructor teaching and diving in oceans and caves around the world.
Educated as a geologist, Jarrod is the President and C.E.O. of dive equipment companies, Halcyon Manufacturing and Extreme Exposure; and the President and founder of, Global Underwater Explorers (GUE - see website at: www.gue.com
), a non-profit research, exploration and education organisation whose technical diver training programmes - from entry level through to advanced exploration - are setting new standards of proficiency.
Holding Open Water Instructor qualifications with, NAUI, YMCA, CMAS, PADI, PDIC, Jarrod is a Cave Instructor Trainer with, GUE, NSS-CDS, NACD and IANTD; a Trimix Instructor Trainer with GUE, TDI and IANTD; and a Rebreather Instructor Trainer for, GUE, IANTD and TDI. He is also an NSS-CDS Recovery Diver.
Actively engaged in conservation, exploration, and filming projects worldwide, his explorations regularly place him in the world's most remote locations. As Training Director of Florida's, Woodville Karst Plain Project - from 1996 through until the present day - Jarrod has also been the Project Leader for numerous other diving expeditions that include: The 1995 and 1996 Karst Dive Expeditions (Turkey); the 1999 Britannic Expedition; Brazilian Cave Expedition, (2000); Baltic Sea Expedition (2002); the 2005 Portofino, Italy Expedition; the 2005 Narvik, Norway Expedition; the 2005 and 2006, Akumal, Mexico Expeditions; and the 2008, 2009 Feng Shan expeditions in China.
With many of these immersions exceeding 26 hours in duration, he is the holder of several-dozen world record cave dives, including a number of world record excursions at a depth of 300feet to cave penetrations in excess of 24,000feet.
With numerous publications - including magazine articles, documentaries and DVD's, to his credit - Jarrod is also the author of three books: 'Doing it Right: The Fundamentals of Better Diving'; 'Beyond the Daylight Zone', and 'Getting Clear on the Basics: The Fundamentals of Technical Diving'.