risk-taker


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risk-taker

An individual who willfully exposes himself or herself to activities that others regard as hazardous.
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That ability to be a risk-taker and going outside one's comfort zone is one of the many benefits girls gain by participating in Girl Scouts.
Photographer Brian Sweeney is a risk-taker who finds a challenging beauty in his photography.
If you are a Risk-Taker, you instinctively know how to manage high-risk situations.
But it's not as simple as risk-taker or not," she adds.
I see more legislation up here that is dampening that spirit, and is almost punishing the risk-taker and rewarding the risk-less path.
I am not a big risk-taker," she admits, adding that this account represents just 20% of her net worth.
Nasser is viewed as a risk-taker and an innovator in a traditional industry who can "redirect a corporate icon.
Despite the pejoratives, the fact remains that Drabinsky, a visionary risk-taker, has carved a unique place in the entertainment world.
If you're a risk-taker, you might also want to try rope climbing at Cape Enrage, and the nearby St.
Of course there are still many things about extremes of living and thinking to be gathered from their works, but for Bersani to position himself as a criminal risk-taker from the position of his Class-of-1950-endowed professorship is ludicrous.
67) In contrast to those literal-minded and timid capitalists, Sutro, like Sharon, portrayed himself as a true risk-taker, a man that miners could respect and even emulate.
At its extreme, Zegans says, risk-taking can arise from an actual desire to harm oneself, perhaps as an "appropriate' punishment for an act the risk-taker feels guilty about.