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Chris Van Vliet is a 4-time Emmy Winning TV Host, YouTuber and Inc. 500 entrepreneur obsessed with reverse engineering the mindsets and habits of world class performers. Each episode features in depth conversations with top athletes, celebrities, entrepreneurs and thought leaders. If they are the best at what they do, CVV wants to get their insight and help you apply it to your own life.

Insight with Chris Van Vliet Blue Wire

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    • 4.9 • 2.8K Ratings

Chris Van Vliet is a 4-time Emmy Winning TV Host, YouTuber and Inc. 500 entrepreneur obsessed with reverse engineering the mindsets and habits of world class performers. Each episode features in depth conversations with top athletes, celebrities, entrepreneurs and thought leaders. If they are the best at what they do, CVV wants to get their insight and help you apply it to your own life.

    AskCVV #32 - King & Queen Of The Ring Predictions, Double Or Nothing, 2-Night SummerSlam

    AskCVV #32 - King & Queen Of The Ring Predictions, Double Or Nothing, 2-Night SummerSlam

    Welcome to another #AskCVV episode! On this one Chris gives his predictions for all of the matches at King And Queen Of The Ring, talks about the most interesting matches at AEW Double Or Nothing – and answers questions about the most exciting young stars in wrestling, the wrestling trading cards that he collects, thoughts on SummerSlam being a two-night event in 2026, when WrestleMania will be announced in London, how to find your passion, favorite TNA wrestler and much more! If you have a question that you want answered on the next one, send it in using the hashtag #AskCVV!

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    PRIZEPICKS: Download the app today and use code INSIGHT for a first deposit match up to $100!

    BONCHARGE: Use the code CVV to save 15% off your infrared sauna blanket at https://boncharge.com/cvv

    BLUECHEW: Use the code INSIGHT to get your first month of BlueChew for FREE at http://bluechew.com

    ROCKET MONEY: Join Rocket Money today and experience financial freedom: https://rocketmoney.com/cvv

    BETTERHELP: Get 10% off your first month with the code INSIGHT at http://betterhelp.com/insight

    PLUNGE: Get $150 off your Plunge with the coupon code CVV150 at http://plunge.com

    For more information about Chris and INSIGHT go to: https://podcast.chrisvanvliet.com

    If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you to please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than a minute and makes a huge difference in helping to spread the word about the show and also to convince some hard-to-get guests. 

    Follow CVV on social media: 
    Instagram: instagram.com/ChrisVanVliet
    Twitter: twitter.com/ChrisVanVliet
    Facebook: facebook.com/ChrisVanVliet
    YouTube: youtube.com/ChrisVanVliet
    TikTok: tiktok.com/@Chris.VanVliet
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Ivar On His Singles Run, Crazy Athleticism, Injury Update For Erik, Viking Raiders

    Ivar On His Singles Run, Crazy Athleticism, Injury Update For Erik, Viking Raiders

    Ivar (@ivar_wwe) is a professional wrestler with WWE. He is in a tag team with Erik called The Viking Raiders. He sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Philadelphia to talk about the incredible athleticism he has his size, how he got paired with his tag team partner Erik, working as a pro wrestler since 2001, the name changes from War Raiders to War Machine to The Viking Experience and now The Viking Raiders, William Regal being the reason they signed with WWE, his recent run as a singles competitor, Valhalla putting antlers on Michael Cole, how his match with Kofi Kingston changed his career and much more!

    Quote I'm thinking about:
    The biggest mistake we make in our life is thinking we have time." - Kobe Bryant

    Sponsors:
    PURE PLANK: The future of core fitness! Use the code CVV to save 10% on Pure Plank which was designed by Adam Copeland & Christian: https://gopureplank.com/

    PRIZEPICKS: Download the app today and use code INSIGHT for a first deposit match up to $100!

    BONCHARGE: Use the code CVV to save 15% off your infrared sauna blanket at https://boncharge.com/cvv

    BLUECHEW: Use the code INSIGHT to get your first month of BlueChew for FREE at http://bluechew.com

    ROCKET MONEY: Join Rocket Money today and experience financial freedom: https://rocketmoney.com/cvv

    BETTERHELP: Get 10% off your first month with the code INSIGHT at http://betterhelp.com/insight

    PLUNGE: Get $150 off your Plunge with the coupon code CVV150 at http://plunge.com

    For more information about Chris and INSIGHT go to: https://podcast.chrisvanvliet.com

    If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you to please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than a minute and makes a huge difference in helping to spread the word about the show and also to convince some hard-to-get guests. 

    Follow CVV on social media: 
    Instagram: instagram.com/ChrisVanVliet
    Twitter: twitter.com/ChrisVanVliet
    Facebook: facebook.com/ChrisVanVliet
    YouTube: youtube.com/ChrisVanVliet
    TikTok: tiktok.com/@Chris.VanVliet
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    • 39 min
    Hornswoggle Is HILARIOUS! WeeLC, Fit Finlay, WrestleMania Moments

    Hornswoggle Is HILARIOUS! WeeLC, Fit Finlay, WrestleMania Moments

    Dylan Postl (@dylanpostl) is a professional wrestler best known for his time in WWE where he performed under the name Hornswoggle. He sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Indianapolis, IN to talk about his book "Life Is Short And So Am I", how he started as a backyard wrestler, getting discovered by WWE, debuting with Fit Finlay, being involved in the storyline as Vince McMahon's illegitimate son, why the WeeLC match was so memorable for him, taking Mr. Kennedy's finisher off the ladder at WrestleMania 23, his friendship with Kofi Kingston, being named the Anonymous Raw GM, his son Landon wanting to be a pro wrestler, his podcast called "Going Postl" and much more!

    Check out Dylan's podcast "Going Postl" here: https://www.youtube.com/@dylanpostl

    Quote I'm thinking about: "Don't yuck other people's yums"

    Sponsors:
    PURE PLANK: The future of core fitness! Use the code CVV to save 10% on Pure Plank which was designed by Adam Copeland & Christian: https://gopureplank.com/

    PRIZEPICKS: Download the app today and use code INSIGHT for a first deposit match up to $100!

    RHONE: Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use CVV to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/CVV

    BLUECHEW: Use the code INSIGHT to get your first month of BlueChew for FREE at http://bluechew.com

    ROCKET MONEY: Join Rocket Money today and experience financial freedom: https://rocketmoney.com/cvv

    BETTERHELP: Get 10% off your first month with the code INSIGHT at http://betterhelp.com/insight

    MUDWTR: Get 15% off with the code CVV15 at http://mudwtr.com/cvv

    PLUNGE: Get $150 off your Plunge with the coupon code CVV150 at http://plunge.com

    For more information about Chris and INSIGHT go to: https://podcast.chrisvanvliet.com

    If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you to please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than a minute and makes a huge difference in helping to spread the word about the show and also to convince some hard-to-get guests. 

    Follow CVV on social media: 
    Instagram: instagram.com/ChrisVanVliet
    Twitter: twitter.com/ChrisVanVliet
    Facebook: facebook.com/ChrisVanVliet
    YouTube: youtube.com/ChrisVanVliet
    TikTok: tiktok.com/@Chris.VanVliet
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    AskCVV #31 - Wyatt 6, Cody Rhodes vs Logan Paul, Mount Rushmore Of Women's Wrestlers

    AskCVV #31 - Wyatt 6, Cody Rhodes vs Logan Paul, Mount Rushmore Of Women's Wrestlers

    Welcome to AskCVV #31! On this one Chris answers questions about Cody Rhodes vs. Logan Paul at KOTR, whether Cody Rhodes will ever turn heel, a possible feud with Seth Rollins, SummerSlam in Cleveland, CVV's Mount Rushmore of Women's Wrestlers, thoughts on the Wyatt 6, favorite moment since WrestleMania 40 and more! If you have a question that you want answered on the next one, send it in using the hashtag #AskCVV!

    Quote I'm thinking about: “I sometimes fell short of being the best, but I never fell short of giving it my best.” – William McRaven

    Sponsors:
    PURE PLANK: The future of core fitness! Use the code CVV to save 10% on Pure Plank which was designed by Adam Copeland & Christian: https://gopureplank.com/

    PRIZEPICKS: Download the app today and use code INSIGHT for a first deposit match up to $100!

    RHONE: Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use CVV to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/CVV

    BLUECHEW: Use the code INSIGHT to get your first month of BlueChew for FREE at http://bluechew.com

    ROCKET MONEY: Join Rocket Money today and experience financial freedom: https://rocketmoney.com/cvv

    BETTERHELP: Get 10% off your first month with the code INSIGHT at http://betterhelp.com/insight

    MUDWTR: Get 15% off with the code CVV15 at http://mudwtr.com/cvv

    PLUNGE: Get $150 off your Plunge with the coupon code CVV150 at http://plunge.com

    For more information about Chris and INSIGHT go to: https://podcast.chrisvanvliet.com

    If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you to please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than a minute and makes a huge difference in helping to spread the word about the show and also to convince some hard-to-get guests. 

    Follow CVV on social media: 
    Instagram: instagram.com/ChrisVanVliet
    Twitter: twitter.com/ChrisVanVliet
    Facebook: facebook.com/ChrisVanVliet
    YouTube: youtube.com/ChrisVanVliet
    TikTok: tiktok.com/@Chris.VanVliet
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Liv Morgan On Rhea Ripley, Cashing In MITB On Ronda Rousey, Riott Squad, CHUCKY

    Liv Morgan On Rhea Ripley, Cashing In MITB On Ronda Rousey, Riott Squad, CHUCKY

    Liv Morgan (@yaonlylivvonce) is an actress and professional wrestler with WWE. She sits down with Chris Van Vliet during this WWE Priority Pass On Location event in Philadelphia to talk about being a huge wrestling fan growing up in New Jersey, how she got discovered at a Hooters, her time in NXT, how she came up with her Oblivion finisher, the love triangle storyline she was in with Rusev, Lana and Bobby Lashley that didn't lead anywhere, winning the WWE Woman's Championship, her role in on the CHUCKY series and much more!

    Quote I'm thinking about: "If you don't sacrifice for what you what, what you want becomes the sacrifice"

    Sponsors:
    PURE PLANK: The future of core fitness! Use the code CVV to save 10% on Pure Plank which was designed by Adam Copeland & Christian: https://gopureplank.com/

    PRIZEPICKS: Download the app today and use code INSIGHT for a first deposit match up to $100!

    RHONE: Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use CVV to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/CVV

    BLUECHEW: Use the code INSIGHT to get your first month of BlueChew for FREE at http://bluechew.com

    ROCKET MONEY: Join Rocket Money today and experience financial freedom: https://rocketmoney.com/cvv

    BETTERHELP: Get 10% off your first month with the code INSIGHT at http://betterhelp.com/insight

    MUDWTR: Get 15% off with the code CVV15 at http://mudwtr.com/cvv

    PLUNGE: Get $150 off your Plunge with the coupon code CVV150 at http://plunge.com

    For more information about Chris and INSIGHT go to: https://podcast.chrisvanvliet.com

    If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you to please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than a minute and makes a huge difference in helping to spread the word about the show and also to convince some hard-to-get guests. 

    Follow CVV on social media: 
    Instagram: instagram.com/ChrisVanVliet
    Twitter: twitter.com/ChrisVanVliet
    Facebook: facebook.com/ChrisVanVliet
    YouTube: youtube.com/ChrisVanVliet
    TikTok: tiktok.com/@Chris.VanVliet
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    • 35 min
    Teddy Long: Smackdown's Best GM! One-on-One With The Undertaker, Buckle Up Teddy & More!

    Teddy Long: Smackdown's Best GM! One-on-One With The Undertaker, Buckle Up Teddy & More!

    Teddy Long is a WWE Hall of Famer known for his tenure as Smackdown and ECW General Manager and as a referee in WWE. Big thank you to Chris Hughes from Appalachian Championship Wrestling for helping to make this interview happen! Teddy sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Indianapolis, IN to talk about this legendary career as a WWE personality, his role as the Smackdown GM, his iconic lines like "One on one with The Undertaker", "Lemme holla at ya, playa" and being part of the "Buckle up Teddy" segment. He discusses how becoming friends with James Brown led to him working in wrestling, how he got hired by WWE, working as a referee before becoming an on-air personality, his dance moves, being chased by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin on an ATV and much more!

    Quote I'm thinking about: “Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston S. Churchill

    Sponsors:
    PURE PLANK: The future of core fitness! Use the code CVV to save 10% on Pure Plank which was designed by Adam Copeland & Christian: https://gopureplank.com/

    PRIZEPICKS: Download the app today and use code INSIGHT for a first deposit match up to $100!

    RHONE: Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use CVV to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/CVV

    BLUECHEW: Use the code INSIGHT to get your first month of BlueChew for FREE at http://bluechew.com

    ROCKET MONEY: Join Rocket Money today and experience financial freedom: https://rocketmoney.com/cvv

    BETTERHELP: Get 10% off your first month with the code INSIGHT at http://betterhelp.com/insight

    MUDWTR: Get 15% off with the code CVV15 at http://mudwtr.com/cvv

    PLUNGE: Get $150 off your Plunge with the coupon code CVV150 at http://plunge.com

    For more information about Chris and INSIGHT go to: https://podcast.chrisvanvliet.com

    If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you to please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than a minute and makes a huge difference in helping to spread the word about the show and also to convince some hard-to-get guests. 

    Follow CVV on social media: 
    Instagram: instagram.com/ChrisVanVliet
    Twitter: twitter.com/ChrisVanVliet
    Facebook: facebook.com/ChrisVanVliet
    YouTube: youtube.com/ChrisVanVliet
    TikTok: tiktok.com/@Chris.VanVliet
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
2.8K Ratings

2.8K Ratings

Brianbaird44 ,

Everything you want from a podcast!

CVV brings in some of the best talent in wrestling, gets their stories, makes you laugh, and makes you feel welcome every episode.

MSJanik91 ,

GOAT wrestling podcast

New listener here. Chris is a phenomenal interviewer. If you enjoy or have enjoyed wrestling in the past this is the show for you. Awesome guests and great conversations.

Predator81 ,

Love it!

Love the podcast. Always looking out for those new episodes. Makes traveling to work relaxing and enjoyable. Keep it up bud! 🤘🏻

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