Underwater explorer extraordinaire Jill Heinerth, together with husband Robert McClellan, has launched the Canadian brand Maple Proud.
Jill, as well as being an acclaimed underwater explorer, videographer and photographer and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s Explorer-in-Residence, is a best-selling author and creative tour-de-force, and her original designs feature strongly in the company's products.
Jill and Rob started Maple Proud with the mission of bringing creative, high-quality Canadian-made apparel and other interesting products to people who want to support local makers, designers, and artist co-operatives.
Scuba Diver's Editorial Director Mark Evans has been in the diving industry for nearly 25 years, and has been diving since he was just 12 years old. nearly 40-odd years later and he is still addicted to the underwater world.