Ann Bancroft

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Ann Bancroft

A life lesson for me is, how do you muster the courage to take on a new risk? Whether it's starting up a business or taking on a new project or expedition. I think the risks that we take are all relative to the risk-taker.More Ann Bancroft [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
This journey is not over. Our education initiatives have so much momentum, and we're committed to sharing even more stories from the Arctic when we return.More Ann Bancroft [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I get stubborn and dig in when people tell me I can't do something and I think I can. It goes back to my childhood when I had problems in school because I have a learning disability.More Ann Bancroft [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I had no doubts I could go to the pole. I may not be as strong, but I make up for physical strength in other areas, like steadiness and not panicking under stress.More Ann Bancroft [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I wanted to be a teacher, but I was a lousy student, one of the slowest readers. It was a tremendous struggle. But I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me.More Ann Bancroft [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
So I called her up and said, what are you doing and would you be interested? She was very intrigued and she goes, I think we should do this project.More Ann Bancroft [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't view this as an extreme kind of activity, but it's very hard to convince people that this isn't reckless.More Ann Bancroft [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think that was the hardest decision I've ever made in my life. It was also the right decision, but having it be right did not make it easy.More Ann Bancroft [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You know, if I look at this activity as my whole career, this is my peak moment. I've been building for this my whole career.More Ann Bancroft [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You have to stay up on it all the time, but it's really fun exploring what we need to get ready. We're constantly learning.More Ann Bancroft [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they're too old to do it.More Ann Bancroft [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I wanted to be a teacher, but I was a lousy student, one of the slowest readers. It was a tremendous struggle. But I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me.More Ann Bancroft [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I get stubborn and dig in when people tell me I can't do something and I think I can. It goes back to my childhood when I had problems in school because I have a learning disability.More Ann Bancroft [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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