Catching Up With NatGeo 2008 Adventurer of the Year

Gregg Treinish's organization connects adventurers with scientists.

Gregg Treinish (pictured) is a part of National Geographic's Emerging Explorer program.

Image of the 125 Anniversary logo From the first moment he was forced to sit still and face a chalkboard, Gregg Treinish had a pathological aversion to traditional classrooms. Instead he found an alternative route to getting an education, and he's been breaking new trails ever since—both physically and figuratively.