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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 • 2.7K 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.

    Roderick Strong is UNDISPUTED! MJF & The Devil, Adam Cole, Neck Strong

    Roderick Strong is UNDISPUTED! MJF & The Devil, Adam Cole, Neck Strong

    Roderick Strong (@roderickstrong) is a professional wrestler with AEW and is known previously for his time in WWE NXT, Ring Of Honor and TNA. He joins Chris Van Vliet to talk about his match against Orange Cassidy for the International Championship at AEW Revolution, being on the same card as Sting's last match, reflecting on his first year in AEW, why he decided to leave WWE for AEW, his neck strong gimmick, getting cheering for yelling "ADAM!", the first time he met Adam Cole in Ring of Honor, his role in The Devil storyline with MJF, how his workouts have changed since getting injured and much more.

    Quote I'm thinking about:
    "If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." - Wayne Dyer

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    • 47 min
    Disco Inferno's Issues With Modern Wrestling, Keepin' It 100, WCW's Demise, Tony Khan

    Disco Inferno's Issues With Modern Wrestling, Keepin' It 100, WCW's Demise, Tony Khan

    Glenn Gilbertti aka Disco Inferno (@therealdisco) is a professional wrestler known for his time in WCW and TNA Wrestling. He is also the co-host of the podcast "Keepin' It 100 with Konnan & Disco". He sits down with Chris Van Vliet at the Blue Wire Studios in Las Vegas to talk about how he got into wrestling, his six years in WCW, winning the WCW Cruiserweight Championship, Television Championship and Tag Team Championship, Jimmy Hart singing his entrance theme, the recent tweet Tony Khan sent calling him an "irrelevant parasite", co-hosting K100 with Konnan, his job at Sapphire Gentlemen's Club in Las Vegas and much more.

    Quote I'm thinking about:
    “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Nelson Mandela

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    AskCVV #20 - Elimination Chamber Predictions, Austin Theory's "Wrestling Is Fake" Reaction, Macho Man Impression

    AskCVV #20 - Elimination Chamber Predictions, Austin Theory's "Wrestling Is Fake" Reaction, Macho Man Impression

    Welcome back to another #AskCVV episode! On this one, Chris gives his picks for Elimination Chamber, his thoughts on Austin Theory's response to being told that wrestling is fake, taking his daughter Logan to her first live wrestling show, tips for being a better content creator, favorite independent wrestling show, a random Macho Man impression and much 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:
    "No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen" - Alan Watts

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    • 59 min
    Bobby Roode Is Absolutely GLORIOUS!

    Bobby Roode Is Absolutely GLORIOUS!

    Bobby Roode (@realrobertroode) is a professional wrestler and producer for WWE. He sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Tampa, FL to talk about his incredible career, growing up in Peterborough, Ontario, wanting to play professional hockey as a kid, how he started training with Val Venis, getting his first big break with TNA, joining Team Canada, seeing Petey Williams do the Canadian Destroyer for the first time, being randomly paired with James Storm to form Beer Money Inc., becoming a 2-time TNA World Champion, getting signed by WWE in 2016, how important his "Glorious" entrance theme was to his character, winning the NXT Championship, his tag team with Dolph Ziggler, how a neck injury and surgery has kept him out of the ring, his current job as a WWE producer and much more!

    Quote I'm thinking about: The passion for stretching yourself and sticking to it, even (or especially) when it’s not going well, is the hallmark of the growth mindset. - Carol Dweck

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    O'Shea Jackson Jr Is A HUGE Wrestling Fan (& REALLY Loves Roman Reigns)

    O'Shea Jackson Jr Is A HUGE Wrestling Fan (& REALLY Loves Roman Reigns)

    O'Shea Jackson Jr is an actor known for his roles in movies like Straight Outta Compton, Long Shot and Den Of Thieves. He is also a HUGE wrestling fan. He joins Chris Van Vliet in Hollywood to talk about being Ice Cube's son, how he didn't want to be an actor, playing his father in "Straight Outta Compton", his preparation for a role, the best advice he ever received about acting ("Never do a movie that you wouldn't go see it"), how his wrestling fandom began, why he loves Roman Reigns but doesn't like Cody Rhodes, The Rock's return to WWE, his thoughts on WrestleMania and much more!

    Quote I'm thinking about: "Used to is a rooster that don't crow no more" - O'Shea Jackson Jr's mom

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Johnny Gargano: HBK Made Him Cry, Tommaso Ciampa & DIY, His WWE Return, Candice LeRae

    Johnny Gargano: HBK Made Him Cry, Tommaso Ciampa & DIY, His WWE Return, Candice LeRae

    Johnny Gargano (@johnnygargano) is a professional wrestler signed to WWE. He is a former NXT Champion, NXT North American Champion and NXT Tag Team Champion. He sits down with Chris Van Vliet in Tampa, FL to talk about his return to WWE, reforming DIY with Tommaso Ciampa, his favorite matches from NXT, why NXT shouldn't be looked at as developmental but as a third brand, being a Browns fan, why his wife Candice LeRae is his favorite wrestler, being a dad to their son Quill, his love of Marvel, whether or not he was close to signing with AEW after he left WWE in 2021, how Shawn Michaels got him to cry real tears during his goodbye promo, his relationship with Triple H and much more.

    Quote I'm thinking about:
    "Clapping for others does not take away from your own success."

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    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
2.7K Ratings

2.7K Ratings

MexicanNwa ,

Wonderful

This great interviews certainly a highlight of my week

Tyler Brunner ,

CVV is One of the Best Podcast Hosts EVER!

While I listen to the show mostly on Spotify, I had to give my guy CVV a rating here on Apple Podcasts! Chris is a professionals professional, super polite, electrifying, and asks the questions we all want to ask these larger than life individuals. Thank you for being you Chris, and keep up the amazing work!

Jakob1017 ,

Best Podcast!

Insight has become my favorite podcast. I’m new to the show but once ive started listening i haven’t been able to stop listening to it. i love it, Chris asks so many good questions the conversations are amazing. Love that every week the guests get better and better!

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