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Bear Grylls On Firing At KSI, Drinking His Own Urine, Man vs. Wild Best Moments - IMPAULSIVE EP. 386

Bear Grylls, a survival expert, discusses the challenges of survival and the importance of perseverance with Jesse on a podcast. They also talk about their experiences with extreme sports like base jumping. Bear shares a story of taking Jesse skydiving at a young age. They discuss the dangers of base jumping and the need for safety precautions. Bear emphasizes the importance of hydration and good salts for energy. They also mention their partnership with FC Barcelona for their sports drink. Manscape's performance package 4.0 is introduced, which includes grooming tools and free gifts. Bear Grylls talks about his experiences on his TV shows, including "Man vs. Wild" and the extreme things he has done. He prefers self-rescue over textbook survival methods and encourages resilience and persistence in life. Bear Grylls shares his personal experiences, including a parachute accident that almost paralyzed him. He emphasizes the importance of gratitude, human connection, and living each day fully. The tragic loss of life in the Titanic expedition is discussed, as well as the internet's response to tragedies. Bear Grylls talks about the importance of approaching the wild with confidence and commitment for safety. He shares his strategies for dealing with stress and encourages never giving up. Bear Grylls discusses the physical effects of stress and the importance of self-care. He praises the honesty and connection between Logan and his team and emphasizes the importance of good friendships. Bear Grylls shares his upcoming projects and plans to spend time with his family on their off-grid island. The hosts express their admiration for Bear Grylls and encourage the audience to check out his work.


Key Points

(00:00:00) - Bear and Jesse discuss survival and self-rescue (00:00:36) - Introduction of Bear as a guest on the podcast (00:01:49) - Bear talks about the challenges of survival and the importance of perseverance (00:02:30) - Bear and Jesse discuss extreme sports and base jumping (00:04:03) - Bear shares a story of taking Jesse skydiving at a young age (00:05:10) - Bear and Jesse talk about their experiences with base jumping (00:06:45) - Jesse mentions getting his B license for skydiving (00:07:00) - Jesse discusses his base jumping locations in California, Paris, and Utah (00:07:22) - Base jumping is a dangerous sport that requires leaving ego behind and setting firm boundaries. (00:07:34) - They don't do proximity flying or wingsuits to avoid fatalities. (00:07:40) - They jump off cliffs, aiming for higher and more dangerous jumps. (00:08:10) - Jesse is more safety-conscious and thorough than the speaker. (00:08:25) - The speaker did a hook jump at 18 years old, attaching a parachute to hooks in his back. (00:09:17) - The hooks used for the jump were about that long. (00:09:48) - The speaker and Jesse went on a road trip during quarantine, camping and base jumping. (00:10:32) - The road trip had its challenges, including freezing cold weather and sketchy jumps. (00:11:06) - The speaker is less scared of base jumping due to its normalization in his brain. (00:11:18) - Jesse is better at conquering fear and has good coping mechanisms. (00:12:14) - The speaker's lack of fear may be genetic or due to early exposure to base jumping. (00:12:19) - The speaker emphasizes the importance of hydration and good salts for energy. (00:13:00) - The speaker's hydration drink, Prime, is low in sugar and high in potassium. (00:13:30) - The speaker and Jesse recently signed a partnership with FC Barcelona for their sports drink. (00:14:00) - The speaker gifts Jesse a chocolate bar and a Luminox watch made of ocean plastics. (00:14:39) - Manscape's performance package 4.0 is introduced (00:14:51) - The package includes the Lawnmower 4.0 trimmer with advanced safety features (00:15:03) - Manscape's liquid formulations for below the waist freshness are mentioned (00:15:38) - Two free gifts, boxers and a travel bag, are included in the package (00:15:44) - The Shears 2.0 nail grooming kit is recommended (00:16:04) - 20% off and free shipping can be obtained with the code Logan at manscape.com (00:16:17) - Bear Grylls talks about his experiences on his TV shows (00:17:19) - The early days of "Man vs. Wild" were dangerous and had little safety measures (00:18:41) - The show "Man vs. Wild" was Bear Grylls' first TV show and led to other opportunities (00:19:43) - Bear Grylls now takes extra precautions, especially when working with celebrities (00:20:12) - Having a small, trusted crew is safer than a large team (00:21:03) - Bear Grylls discusses some of the extreme things he has done on his shows, including eating bugs and drinking urine (00:21:36) - Bear Grylls mentions that drinking urine can save your life in certain survival situations. (00:22:13) - NASA claims to be able to filter 98% of contaminants out of urine and turn it into water. (00:23:12) - Bear Grylls prefers self-rescue over textbook survival methods. (00:23:38) - Bear Grylls enjoys the dynamic and energy of combat survival. (00:24:01) - Bear Grylls loved watching MacGyver as a kid and was inspired by the show. (00:24:30) - Bear Grylls considers MacGyver, his special forces training, and John the Baptist as his top three survivalists. (00:25:04) - Bear Grylls would bring a small hand ax as one of his survival items. (00:26:00) - Bear Grylls believes that never giving up is the most important survival skill. (00:27:32) - Bear Grylls encourages resilience and persistence in life. (00:28:10) - Bear Grylls appreciates having a resilient spirit and good connections more than success. (00:28:38) - Bear Grylls had a parachute accident that almost paralyzed him for life. (00:29:00) - Bear Grylls considers himself lucky to have avoided paralysis after his accident. (00:29:11) - Overcoming dark times in life builds resilience and helps determine what one truly wants (00:29:39) - Gratitude and living each day fully after surviving a life-threatening experience (00:30:10) - Fear of death but finding strength in sharing struggles and having supportive friends and family (00:31:30) - Climbing Everest at a young age as a goal to regain confidence and identity (00:32:00) - Recognizing the value of great people in life and the importance of their support (00:32:58) - Realizing the significance of human connection and love in the vastness of the universe (00:34:18) - Finding healing and inspiration in nature and the natural world (00:35:06) - The reward of experiencing moments that money or drugs can't buy (00:36:10) - Tragic loss of life in the Titanic expedition and the need for thorough investigation (00:36:51) - Living an adventurous life is important (00:37:09) - Twitter's response to tragedies can be unforgiving (00:37:25) - The internet's response was dependent on the victims' wealth (00:38:57) - The tragedy affected a 19-year-old who just wanted to be with his dad (00:39:19) - The accident was an instantaneous death (00:39:31) - The internet's response was heartless and lacked empathy (00:40:57) - Exploring beneath the surface of the ocean is not as appealing due to lack of control (00:42:23) - Bear Grylls is not a tech-savvy adventurer (00:43:30) - Becoming a father has made Bear Grylls more cautious (00:44:00) - Approaching the wild with confidence and commitment is important for safety (00:44:33) - Bear Grylls uses his instinct and mindset to make good decisions and overcome stressors in his life. (00:45:00) - His core weapon against stressors is to stop, breathe, and gain perspective. He advises not to take things too personally and to have a plan. (00:46:23) - Bear Grylls emphasizes the importance of never giving up and having a resilient spirit. (00:47:02) - He encourages gratitude and appreciating the wins in life, as well as having a wide-eyed perspective and living with gratitude. (00:48:00) - Bear Grylls discusses the physical effects of stress on the body and the importance of taking care of oneself. (00:49:36) - He praises the honesty and connection between Logan and his team, emphasizing the importance of good friendships and connections. (00:50:19) - Bear Grylls shares his upcoming projects, including a new season of "Running Wild" and a new show on TBS. He also mentions his plans to spend time with his family on their off-grid island. (00:51:12) - The hosts express their admiration for Bear Grylls and thank him for his time. They encourage the audience to check out his work.

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