Ann Bancroft checks in with Betsy before she and Liv Arnesen embark on a journey to the North Pole without resupply, the first women to do so. Along the way the two 50-something women will not only ski with more gear than this 28-year old male producer could carry, but they will also have to swim across some ice crevices that simply did not exist twenty years ago. Ann shares her feelings for polar exploration as it relates to climate change, and looks ahead to discussing the world’s greatest challenges by with classrooms during her trip. LISTEN (12 min)
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