As one of the world's leading polar explorers, Ben has plenty of first person perspective on risk, success, failure, goals and dealing with change — some of which he'll be sharing in this timely virtual session.
With five North Pole expeditions under his belt, Ben Saunders is leading the way in exploration — being the youngest person to ski solo to the North Pole and holding the record for the longest solo Arctic journey by a Briton. He's also a record-breaking long-distance skier, having covered more than 7,000km (4,350 miles) on foot in the Polar Regions since 2001.
Ben's accomplishments include leading The Scott Expedition, the longest human-powered polar journey in history, and the first completion of the expedition that defeated Captain Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton, a 105-day round-trip from Ross Island on the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole and back again.
His Ted talks have proven popular with those interested in setting and achieving goals, while staying motivated in their completion, and he's also spoken to more than 100 schools and colleges (and 20,000+ schoolchildren) since 2001 inspiring future generations to follow in his adventurous footsteps.
On the afternoon of 14th May, Ben will be joining a short virtual session to share some lessons ideas and stories around the notion of motivation and opening up conversation with those along.
Start:15th May, 2020 at 4:00pm
End:15th May, 2020 at 5:15pm