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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 • 2.1K 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.

    Why It's Important to Do Hard Things and Build Resilience With Spartan Race Founder Joe De Sena

    Why It's Important to Do Hard Things and Build Resilience With Spartan Race Founder Joe De Sena

    Today's guest is Joe De Sena. Joe is a bestselling author and the founder of Spartan Race. His new book called 10 Rules of Resilience: Mental Toughness for Families is out now. He joins Chris Van Vliet to talk about growing up in Queens, New York and working for some of the biggest mob bosses, how fitness changed his life, why it's important to do hard things, why people are scared to get uncomfortable, how he founded Spartan Race and bought their competitor Tough Mudder and much more!

    Join me for our Spartan Race on January 30 in San Bernardino, CA. Email joe@spartan.com and cvv@chrisvanvliet.com to participate FOR FREE!

    For more info on Spartan Race visit http://spartan.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.

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

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    • 36 min
    Brandi Rhodes on Her Unlikely Path To AEW & WWE And How Becoming A Mom Has Changed Her

    Brandi Rhodes on Her Unlikely Path To AEW & WWE And How Becoming A Mom Has Changed Her

    Today's guest is Brandi Rhodes. Brandi is a professional wrestler, television personality and the Chief Branding Officer of All Elite Wrestling (AEW). She joins Chris Van Vliet to talk about the birth of her daughter Liberty, the meaning behind the name, how different Cody is now that he's a father, her journey into wrestling and the WWE, becoming a ring announcer, her reaction to Cody's neck tattoo, what the future has in store for AEW, her reality show "Rhodes To The Top" and much more!

    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.

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

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    • 30 min
    EC3 on The Importance of Mental Health, Braun Strowman and How To Free The Narrative

    EC3 on The Importance of Mental Health, Braun Strowman and How To Free The Narrative

    Today's guest is EC3. EC3 (real name Michael Hutter) is a professional wrestler and bodybuilder known for his time in WWE, IMPACT Wrestling and Ring of Honor (ROH). He joins Chris Van Vliet to talk about his new project "Free The Narrative 2", working with Braun Strowman (Adam Scherr), the book and movies that inspire him, how he felt WWE dropped the ball with the EC3 character, his diet and workout regimen and much more!

    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.

    For more info on Free The Narrative visit: http://freethenarrative.com
    http://www.YouTube.com/ControlYourNarrative
    http://join.freeec3.com #ProjectNarrative Workout and Nutrition App

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

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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Impact Wrestling's Moose on Why He Left The NFL to Pursue His Pro Wrestling Dream

    Impact Wrestling's Moose on Why He Left The NFL to Pursue His Pro Wrestling Dream

    Today's guest is Quinn Ojinnaka better known to wrestling fans as Moose. Moose is a former NFL player and a current professional wrestler signed to IMPACT Wrestling. He joins Chris Van Vliet to talk about getting drafted to the NFL, playing 7 seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots, St. Louis Rams and Indianapolis Colts, pursuing his dream to become a professional wrestler after his football career, how he was given the nickname "Moose" from teammate Michael Vick, starting from the bottom in the wrestling industry, making a name for himself in Ring of Honor, becoming one of the biggest names on the IMPACT Wrestling roster, bringing back the TNA World Heavyweight Championship and more!

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

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Adam Cole on Keeping a Positive Mindset, AEW Debut, Leaving NXT, How He Met Girlfriend Britt Baker

    Adam Cole on Keeping a Positive Mindset, AEW Debut, Leaving NXT, How He Met Girlfriend Britt Baker

    Today's guest is Adam Cole. Adam Cole (real name Austin Jenkins) is a professional wrestler known for his time in AEW, NXT, and Ring of Honor. He joins Chris Van Vliet to talk about his AEW debut at ALL OUT, his decision to leave NXT, The Undisputed Era, his entrance theme, why he says his trademark "Bay Bay" catchphrase, how he met his girlfriend Britt Baker on the dating app Bumble, his time in Ring of Honor, becoming ROH World Champion, his positive mindset and much more!

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

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    • 1 hr
    Kimbo Slice Jr. On Following His Father's Footsteps and Creating A Legacy Of His Own

    Kimbo Slice Jr. On Following His Father's Footsteps and Creating A Legacy Of His Own

    Today's guest is Kimbo Slice Jr. (aka Kevin Ferguson Jr.). Kimbo Slice Jr. is an MMA fighter, entrepreneur and the son of the late legendary bareknuckle fighter and mixed martial artist, Kimbo Slice. He joins Chris Van Vliet at his home in Los Angeles to talk about following in his father's footsteps, creating a legacy of his own, growing up in Bahamas and Miami, his fights in Bellator, where he wants to fight next, his entrepreneurial ventures and much more!

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

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    • 56 min

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2.1K Ratings

2.1K Ratings

nazz.x ,

the best there is for wrestling interviews

My man cvv is the best in the business when it comes to wrestling interviews. every single episode is entertaining even if you’re not particularly a fan of the person he’s interviewing. check his stuff out, you’ll be entertained.

kbloms87 ,

The best in the game

Chris hands down delivers the most real and intriguing interviews across many different fields. His approach to his craft and mindset gives a fresh feel while being welcoming and provide insight (see what I did there) into the lives of his guests than most interviews would. Couldnt recommend this more.

fudgebucketz ,

One of the best in the Biz

I stumbled (through the wrestling wormhole) upon Chris around 4 years ago. I followed him on YouTube and watch his interviews faithfully. He’s entertaining and asks solid questions. When I heard he had a podcast, I immediately subscribed! Great content. - TheBearded_Sumo

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