Ready to take on the highest mountain in Africa? Former NFL and Special Forces Nate Boyer, his NFL friends and military veterans are more than ready to crush it. Hang out w/ Nate + Allison this week and learn about this extraordinary mission. Not only is this team conquering the legendary mountain, they are also out in Africa digging wells and changing lives. This ep covers a range of cool ground. Learn the secret to joining the NFL after never playing football growing up. Hear some of the amazing adventures Nate has had all over the world from Russia to Darfur. Discover how to sleep in the middle of a firefight. And in a face off between mouse on a stick and goat intestines, do you know what stacks up as best? You will after this ep. And head over to www.waterboys.org to learn more and pitch in to help this NFL/combat veterans team out in Africa change lives. MeetNate here! https://itun.es/i67p2HJ
Curious about the most secret military units ever in US military history? Fan of tv shows like the Americans? Hunting Hitler? This is one episode you do not want to miss. We’re taking secret stuff, secret missions once highly classified that were only known to a handful of folks in the covert world – but now you can know it too. Cat and mouse games with KGB agents. Daring raids and sleeper cells. Our guest this week is Jack Murphy, editor in chief of the very popular SOFREP. He takes us deep inside the fascinating, unique research he has been doing into amazing early missions of Special Operations and the most secretive, covert units. Who are these extraordinary folks who undertook important, dangerous and mind-blowing missions? You’ll find out. Jack also reveals one of the best ways to infiltrate the enemy. Allison and Jack shift to current ops in the second half. Was the recent SEAL Team 6 raid a failure? Should the US recruit immigrants to Special Ops? Jack weighs in on this and much more. Don’t miss the final five minutes when Allison gets Jack to share a recent “military history” incident that involves a truck and a […]
How unstoppable is this former Green Beret? This week’s guest Ivan Castro lost his sight in combat, but carried on serving as an officer – and the only blind officer – in Special Forces for many years. Ivan shares his astonishing story and his secrets to overcoming staggering adversity to go on to massive success. Discover where road kill rotting raccoon is a big treat and the tree that you need to avoid to survive in jungle warfare. Find out why Ivan was hanging out with Prince Harry at the South Pole. Learn how Ivan outshoots military professionals – while blind – precisely nailing the target again and again- while blind. From defeating tragedies to shooting targets precisely while blind, today’s episode going to learn some very unique takeaways you can apply to your life too.
Armed only with a wingsuit and a whole lot of courage, our former Navy SEAL guest this week jumped out of an aircraft above 37,265 feet to smash a world record in the longest distance travelled in a wingsuit. Guest Andy Stumpf is also starring in the new CBS show Hunted. In honor of a special occasion revealed in the show, Allison and Andy break out some Scotch so pull up bar stool as they talk shop. Seen any movies or tv shows about SEALs? Get the inside scoop. Andy is going to set the record straight on what is real – and what is not real – about the work SEALS do, what combat is like, what their lives are like, what the worst day at work is and more…in this free-ranging talk he reveals the real deal. Find out what it takes to break wingsuit world records plus Andy’s training secrets to becoming a SEAL, how to train like a SEAL, how to train to achieve extreme feats and to live your life to the max. Learn what it is like inside the notorious BUDs from an actual instructor and much, much more in this jam-packed episode.
SHOT Show is the largest gun show on Earth where professionals get the chance for first looks at all the new weapons for 2017. Today’s guest is one of the top snipers in the world with one of the farthest confirmed kills in history. Join Rob Furlong with host Allison Barrie inside SHOT. Rob takes you firsthand inside how his famous record-breaking shot in combat went down in Afghanistan. In this episode, you also get advice from a top military marksman on how to choose and buy the right weapon. Learn how to take your shooting to the next level with his top tips. Find out what top snipers look for in their weapons and how he helped design the Kraken. Discover what it is like for snipers in overwatch sleeping next to the edge of a sheer mountain drop off and much more from inside the 12.5 miles of guns and gear at SHOT.
Fighter pilots…we see them in movies and tv shows. But what are they like in real life? What does it take to win a dogfight – one aircraft versus another aircraft – battling it out in the air? What does it take to fly a machine at speeds faster than the speed of sound? Today’s special guest is a Native American warrior who flew aircraft like the F/A 18 Hornet– that’s both a fighter AND attack aircraft – for the US Marine Corps. Ever seen those iconic James Bond scenes where they fight it out on skis in the mountains? In this episode, you’ll hear some amazing war stories and find out how that James Bond snow stuff is done in real life. You’ll also have the chance to discover some ultimate survival tips from the Commander who has mastered the most extreme environments. Worst way to eat grasshoppers? The secrets to becoming a fighter pilot? How real is Top Gun? What do UFC fighters and Marine Corps fighter pilots have in common? Find out all that and much, much more in this jam-packed episode.
With odds of more than 600 hundred enemy fighters versus only 15 special forces men, the House of War battle is one you do not want to miss. Our guest is going to take you inside the battle blow by blow. From the remarkable way they scaled the ancient fortress walls (you will never believe what they used) to the unique, ingenious way they flushed out the final hidden fighters hidden in the fortress dungeons…find out all the fascinating details. We talk about homegrown terrorists and how he captured the very first American fighting for those responsible for 9/11. And our guest went on to advise the President of the United States on hostages so he also shares how hostage situations are handled at the White House and reveals why it is so tough for special operations teams to rescue Americans. He’s also going to give you some clues to other Indiana Jones type locations where Special Forces stuff went down. Can you crack the code and figure the places out? https://itun.es/i67L5hJ
Dropped by ski plane on Antarctica’s coastline, this team has skied more than 1,100 miles to remarkably reach the South Pole in a mere 39 days!!! Spend time with the intrepid British Army team leader Lou Rudd as the team has literally just arrived at the South Pole on Christmas Day. Hear firsthand about the extraordinary, dangerous journey so far. Find out how they celebrate each degree crossed on the way (hint they ski hard and celebrate hard), the secret to reaching the South Pole in such rapid time and what it takes to ski 10 hours while dragging more than 300 pounds each day. Discover details like what it is like at night in such a hostile, isolated place and the playlists these adventurers listen to during the extreme endurance days. Rudd reveals the dangers they overcame on their journey so far and shares some stories of the perils they must defeat in the next phase to successfully cross the entire continent. Hear about their brave plan to now explore an unexplored, extremely hazardous corner of the Earth. Will they tackle the Titan dome and make it down the Shackleton Glacier in time to reach the last ski plane […]
Are you prepared for anything in 2017? Do you have what you need to tackle any trouble that might come your way? Pull up a bar stool for some insiders chat with one of the top professionals in the business. In this episode, we talk to an expert about how he would kit out a real life Jason Bourne type. Army veteran Andrew Gritzbaugh spends his days in the thick of it -in the unseen world of tactical innovation in response to threats and requirements. He shares his expertise drawn from ensuring folks have what they need across the full spectrum from special operations through to avid hunters and everyday Americans who are thinking about how to survive emergencies and threatening situations. And in light of the recent series of attacks on US soil in 2016, Andrew joins us to give you some ideas on how to get ready for any trouble you might run into in 2017.
Meet a brave British Army team determined to defeat White Mars as they head into Antarctica on an epic expedition. One of the most extreme challenges ever attempted in the history of mankind, this mission will test the utmost limits of human survival and endurance. We talk about how to prepare to do half a marathon on skis and crampons each dragging more than 300 pounds of gear behind them – every single day for about 90 months. In this episode, the team leader reveals the huge risks and endless dangers they will face along the way on this adventure. Find out why they would embark on such a perilous mission, learn the insider secrets to surviving the vast white desert from getting serious on chocolate research through to modifying all gear – even toothbrushes- in surprising ways, discover arguably the world’s coolest drinking game (hint it involves crossing degrees) played where it is 40 degrees below zero and the winds are more than 200 miles per hour….and much more in this episode. https://itun.es/i67L5Yy