Greg Spooner is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and co-founder of OAR Northwest, a nonprofit adventure rowing and education organization based in Seattle, Washington. Greg is a veteran of the 2006 Shephard Ocean Fours Rowing Race across the North Atlantic ocean (1st place, Guinness Record), as well as multiple independent ocean, coastal, and inland rowing expeditions as a rower and onboard medic. He helmed “mission control” as the land-based expedition manager for the 2013 CWF Africa to the Americas Expedition. In 2014 OAR Northwest and its “Rowboat Classroom” launched Adventure: Mississippi River, an annual fall semester education expedition, rowing the Mississippi River from source-to-sea, delivering STEM-focused standards-aligned curriculum and live inspirational visits to schools along the river.