risk-taker

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.
Research question 1 was "To what degree did the sample consider themselves to be risk-takers in their romantic relationships?
Photographer Brian Sweeney is a risk-taker who finds a challenging beauty in his photography.
He [Clarke] was also a risk-taker with regards to being prepared to lose even when there is a chance to win.
If you are a Risk-Taker, you instinctively know how to manage high-risk situations.
Here was my reply: "I am not so much of a risk-taker...
John sought exotic thrills, but was not a foolhardy risk-taker.
There, near his beloved family home, John Walton, a risk-taker of the kind seldom witnessed within the world of large-scale philanthropy, died tragically on June 27, 2005, while flying a small, experimental plane.
To win her sister's freedom, she must become a risk-taker. In so doing, can Cassie prove she has the zeal for real-life adventure?
"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.
He was a risk-taker. Parrish operates the largest, fully accredited direct-supervision jail in the nation and has even initiated the development of direct-supervision dormitories within his system.