Guest Bio: Tait Fletcher is an actor, stuntman, entrepreneur, and Jiu Jitsu black belt. Andy Stumpf is a retired Navy SEAL and is currently a wingsuit world record holder.
Topics Discussed: Internet handles and usernames; not being allowed to express how much you enjoy sex; Chris Ryan; not doing what you really want; people want to be restricted; shooting someone; burning and launching a body with a catapult; war, being ruthless, and mass killing; war without an obvious opponent; war and fighting a specific target; prisoners in Guantanamo Bay who are guilty by association; killing someone who might cause trouble in the future; radicals and people who could be a problem; why we went to war in Afghanistan; what would you do if you were king for a day; what would Andy do if 9/11 happened today; fighting ISIS; Russia and Vladimir Putin; Osama bin Laden, his death, and disposal of his body; conspiracy theories; CrossFit and Greg Glassman; Kevin Ogar’s injury from CrossFit; how Andy got involved with wingsuits; what a jump is like and how fast he goes while flying; how low to the ground he can get before pulling the cord; why he jumps; Caveman Coffee Nitro cold brew coffee; Andy leaving the military; people not showing respect to the military and fighters; participants compared to spectators; fighters who just stand and bang; Teddy Atlas’ motivational speech while cornering Tim Bradley; Kill Cliff products; Andy’s injuries from war and dealing with them afterwards; lifting heavy packs during war; Cam Hanes carrying a heavy rock to prepare for hunting; carrying and shooting Javelin missles; posttraumatic stress disorder; soldiers who want to go back to war even after being injured; frustration with what the military is doing today; Center for the Intrepid; the $43 million gas station and military spending; Joe flying with the Blue Angels; guys flying jetpacks over Dubai; rich people in Dubai; Sultan of Brunei flying in women to party with him; Prince Alwaleed’s Airbus plane; flying business class; Sylvester Stallone and HGH (human growth hormone); Vitor Belfort and TRT; the psychological effect of fighters going off performance enhancement drugs; Pride FC not testing for drugs; soldiers and PEDs; SEAL training; Andy holding his breath; story about holding your breath underwater until blacking out; doing things that make you scared.
My Thoughts: It’s annoying when there are multiple guests because they often interrupt and talk over one another. In this podcast, they talk a lot about war and politics before transitioning into CrossFit and wingsuits. To be honest, I was pretty tuned out unless they were talking about fighting.
Podcast Video: Below is a video of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast episode #720 available for streaming via YouTube.