Mar 24, 2017|
Damon tells a stream of odd stories abnd then is joined IN STUDIO by Chris Bertish, who traveled the Atlantic on a stand up paddle board.
Chris Bertish traveled the Atlantic Ocean on a stand up paddle board, and he joined Damon Bruce live in studio to tell his incredible adventure.
Damon talks about the Raiders, Vegas, & Mark Davis and then plays his exclusive interview with Ian Clark from today's practice.
Damon went to Warriors practice & caught up with guard, Ian Clark, for an exclusive interview!
Damon talks about Mark Davis & the Raiders and is joined by the voice of the Warriors, Tim Roye.
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Quack hers is going not so wherever he is right now Michigan. Mean. She again. Rims out a wide open look or didn't winds after a last second Michigan missed. Buyout point out. But I am. I out point that ducks are in to the elite eight wow. Wow wow wow what a what a great finish. That was tight at the end that's exactly. What does CBS is looking for in prime time East Coast game. That was good that was an awful lot of fun. Ducks' first team into the elite eight. Graduation is. Deanna I get a story here that you're officially going to file under one of the most disturbing things you've ever heard tied to sports. Might not be sporty here. Might not be you know you say this is our problem. But how much longer until the NFL starts making excuses like this to get a player thanks. Apparent. So I saw the some black sports online. As a wall no I do not like soccer not a soccer guy but this is officially a story that makes me ago. You've got to be kidding me. Maybe I need to be paying more attention. A Brazilian goal keeper named Bruno de SuSE. At a baby with a mistress. So along with his wife. Another mistress. And family members. He had. Liza. So mood oh tortured and killed. After she was killed her body to be disposed of was fed to dogs. And the baby. Was dropped off on the steps of a Brazilian slob. He was sentenced to 22 years for the crime which actually feels a little light doesn't it. But he only served 77. Years. For conspiring. To murder his mistress. Would his wife and yet another mistress and other family members and then took the baby. And just left it for debt and abandon the baby kind my god that's horrible. The only served seven years of his 22 years. And as soon as he got out of jail he immediately was signed by boa is sport day which apparently. Is a soccer team down. Bruno decided to have an interview with the ES PM Brazil this by the way it was translated by dead spend and the things that came out of his mouth. Heart simply amazing. And all I can think of his like. The next time the next time. Some angry group of women get together to talk about what is wrong with American sports and out NFL just allows a rape. You know what rape culture. As exit out of sandy you're totally wrong but I am saying here exaggerating quite a bit sometimes. This isn't that crazy how even signed a sky hello Sarah Spain would think about this on ESPN. What would end Killy and I have to say about this. The next time you're like oh my god that guys getting a second chance. Joseph mixing and he should never play in the NFL. Here's a Bruno had to say. It's happened in life especially when you're around people were money and fame blind you. I'm excited chances of me. Killing someone based on you know I'm blinded by fame material. So it's not gonna out there and god this guy Gionta you know understand this is direct quote. Not a bad guy and stick was it a serious one serious. Dude what happened happened. Person's horrible etc. quote that is horrible direct quote right there. Right there. There is no such thing is a little sand in big sand. Paulson. So as far as he's concerned. Parking tickets. Murder all crimes. That is not. That is not equal. Gionta and I quote again. You have to repent for the things from the past and become a better person just because you're deep in the Pitt does not mean you have to stay there no. If you of people reaching for you. You have to climb out. There's is inspirational quote. Of course the pit that he left his dead mistress and wasn't a pin was actually a dog terrible. As he fed the remains of the slain woman to dogs after abandoning the baby. That's he abandoned his child wrecked his kid. His kid and his get his flesh and blood what's amazing online got his wife and his other mistress both agreed that this mistress is the one that stepped out of line. As much dedicated. Who knows. Again you have had the mother of your child fed to dogs how can someone be married to him. A I don't know. Officially one of the most horrible. People on the planet right. What's amazing is this guy's working back in his sport Colin tapper nick might never do it again he's actually trying to feed I'm. Yet not not human remain IT and remain think he's trying to help people. So this guy is one of our new contenders for worst human beings to ever be involved in sports shocking that a team actually sign and I can't get over that here's thankfully that your sue. You know he's bumped a few people off the pedestal you know you think Ray Rice is a worsen never happened Rick Ruth obviously trumped that quite a bit. Do you remember. War machine yes. You actually have your name legally changed to war machine. There's no way you're not gonna do time behind bars not just that simple if you legally change your name to war machine. You've disqualified yourself from a free and unencumbered life. That's this out goes travails are going on there as this out goes you call yourself war machine it's not gonna end well and for him it didn't. A Vegas jury found this former MMA fighter his name was is his name was John top and paper. He changed it to war machine. Guilty on 29 charges. He brutally beat his ex girlfriend and former porn star Kristy Mac. Yell he also beat up the male friend that he found in bed with her. By the way that guy's name is Corey Thomas and Corey Thomas. Izzo all kinds of soft in the middle no I'm not saying that an MMA fighter shaking me out of sleeper whatever catching me in bed. Wouldn't catch me off guard and totally kick my ass that would happen ten out of ten times and. What is insane. Is so war machine broken decreasing Mac's house Christi and access. She's in bed with the southern guy yeah he beats the other guy. Says get down latter here and when you leave don't call the cops. And any guy left. A turnaround beat this woman within an inch of her life yeah. Horrible. OK so I'm definitely gonna tell you I'm not calling the cops to you to your face in front of you but when I leave you. With a woman who you're threatening to kill are probably call the cops by the time I'm in the driveway I would think so how do you not how do you seriously then. Not call the cops is the only person need to call the cops on is the person. Who just beat your ass. Is in a room with a woman vowing to beat her is. Who threatened you better not call the cops yeah that's one guy who want a percent. You need to cops. He showed up that are now. Peter. This guy. Did not. Get charged with the attempted murder. Even though he threatened to killer. Tried to rape her. After the attack she tweeted photos. And became. A viral. Visceral. Person for the cause domestic violence a member book I'm Italian dinners they're probably aren't a lot of women out there. Who are. Supported by nature. Of other women porn stars. But when she. Was defined as something else but a victim of domestic and anyone who had it's like it's like to thank. There's a lot of people who made excuses for what. Ray rice's wife might have been doing might have been saying and that's how some people justified these things and then you saw that footage no matter what you thought. Anyone might of said. Nobody here and that no deserves that she did not want to dessert now. And there's a lot of people think leg you know I almost a rape a porn star is that like contradict know if the woman does not want to have sex at duke and is involved in another relationship and you beat that man and then try to turn around and rarely did you go to jail for the rest of your life usually have to proceed to be chemically castrated if not the old fashion way. With scissors. You'll be sentenced on June 5 he faces life without parole despite the jury not. Coming to a decision. On charges of attempted murder but again war machine will still face life without the possibility of parole. The soccer player from Brazil. Convicted. Of conspiracy to murder. Gets out in seven years instead of 22. And is immediately signed because he's a good goaltender. That's crazy. I mean sometimes he's got a lot to watch and look. How good the goaltender is he really could come up but let's give us. Being always saying it can't throw anything past this guy not up. All not a ping pong ball not a golf all not a dead woman. Lit a lot of hunt Agassi may be he is a little off maybe eight meters and threatening go on if you don't sign me. Unbelievable. Let us say hello to Jorge Colin from LA he wants to talk a little raiders Jorge when he got forming here on the day membership. Well thank you. It actually want to comment on they're a good big. More it was I mean almost every. Three years. I'm so bad. They are not quite but. I honestly wanted to you know there's nothing like. It's part of the tapestry the culture of the fabric like. All those keep. All look there'll be a black hole and there will be people dress like raider fans in the black hole but that'll never be the real black hole ever again they're leaving that. Yeah I agree I I I want them. Like I bet that like that being life but I honestly want in the state man and and their Oakland what is it. Regard ago. Thank you Moret appreciate your call this is Eric from Oakland Eric. Well. Due to what my sources tell me. Com and for the simple fact that the NFL is indeed and it has been quoted. On the right five point seven regardless that would vote the I don't think the regular leaving. I really don't. What gives you that feeling other than the same. Lack of confidence that. NFL owners are secretly conspiring to stab Mark Davis in the back with his own deal in the eleventh hour. Because all signs are pointing. This is going to happen. From people who are better sources than you do Eric I'm guessing in less this is this Eric Dickerson. There apparently. It please tell me please tell me why your gut says this doesn't happen. OK I mean you you you sit on the shall now I mean Oakland would be better as DO former raiders Tuesday. In the long term. SOB to beat. Rolled out convincingly well even though are people. That don't they. Are out there in the bank to. That lie that people peace Mahan at Oakland has not done absolutely. Nothing. Try to keep the raiders in Oakland know mark David and not on the negotiating table it it all Mark Davis. Not Oakland. Yeah I. Sorry I don't know I demand I am I I I'm not here I'm not arguing a single point and make it I'm not I'm not going to you made some of my point but I'm just. As much as I feel this way. The only thing I got left to sell used to watch the raiders aren't going is my feeling. The wind what's in the air the pollen count. Suggests the raiders are leaving. People. Who'd job it is to do these you know to count count the votes before they happened. But in order to count those votes are taking people at their word and a lot of people I think on their werder saying yeah they'd support. The move but secretly when that vote comes around on Monday maybe they don't. And yet if if the raiders aren't moving to Oakland at least theoretically. Tuesday morning. By Tuesday night Mark Davis should be looking to sell the team because they would just said you don't belong you can't afford to move you can't afford to stay I don't know how this happens remark. And at some point he would have to send. Dislike read the room a little you know like obviously. They don't much freer bunny yeah. So this is it. This is it this is event horizon. This is going to be everything you ever needed to know about the raiders and mark owning them. In one vote. If we want to look back and other votes. One might even say it's not gonna go well could but. There's just way too much free easy to grab money on the table right now and obviously relocating. Is done the NFL pretty well. I tell you that this an off an entire West Coast. From Oakland to San Diego to seems like a funny thing to do to make. You got. Two NFL cities that cared deeply about a team. LA didn't give a flying you know what now now LA is gonna have two teams the two cities that really cared. Screw the both the U and Vegas even though you've never had pro sports you get the raiders. Even though we were moving teams in and around LA of course the raiders should have been one of those teams. Its so bass backwards it makes no sense at all unless you're only looking at the money. Excuse me for doing more than only looking at the money. Takes a little. Wisdom. See more than just the money. Let's go to a lot Josh Josh is an Oakland Josh on 957 again. Peg got that tech mark caller you know one tie your votes are embarrassment for. Mark I'll lights but it understandable. Parties are Leah Blanco and kind of council Litsch my old Warner right now Roberto marched regardless so you know that's Cuba and on the question hour to add nine inch. Vietnam. Nobody it talking about it because Hitler relocation but it. Within the next. Two years if they do move date planned Palestinian in Oakland I would not on the lower bottom. Within the next review at the right wing Bravo if they have been to do like what happened read. Actually bet that I'm because that's like me could actually. Relocate right now every angle to the next round in the world like that debt. You can't be the biggest scoop of awkward how the hell do you plan this championship parade of all time because you know they get you one of the things they got app Josh thank you very much political one of the things that hasn't happened during average image of parade is somebody the owner the coach to quarterback is like and you are the past. And Mo are home. Now we're leaving in 24 months. For all new fans that should we win the Super Bowl bear that year will tell them they're the best fans. So it caused me so awkward they carry a B so awkward. I don't wanna paean anybody's corn flakes more than -- have but I actually right now as it stands until I start seeing this there's always teams that are in the playoffs one year that aren't in the next year even though the raiders like locked loaded ready to go to stop the raiders they can screw up anything and that the raiders in a winning record next year. I watch watch something terribly go wrong what all the good will just fall apart around this watch Del Rio get exposed or no matter how many defense coordinators you bring in it's still not the right group and you still don't have the right linebackers and it doesn't make up for all of this there's always a team that steps backwards. Always a team that steps backwards don't believe me. Asked the we'd played in the Super Bowl Carolina Panthers last year if they can take a step backwards so can anybody and I'm gonna put the raiders at the front of the list. You gotta show me you know how to do it years in a row before I assume you know at a doing years in a row. Can you imagine. Monday they tell you they're moving. They've raised prices on you and then they start on 30. My god. Go to the plumber not plumber in San Jose what's up plumber. Ollie just said goodbye than let's say a lot of Kayla in San Jose Kayla. Yeah yeah yeah. And international level. I. Can create name. Highlighting you know actually. And how can learn. Current I. That maybe my car. Could be your right I am average probably I'll let my iron at. Buying and his black tightly as I say yes yes I mean. It appropriately going two American went down at. I'm proud to be it from the actual attack. If there at any point that. Maybe we're back in a little bit you know what I mean I comic panic not mean. Right well again when when when you listen live radio there might be order to that isn't perfectly placed for you Kayla and that's called America and free speech and that's how it goes I was in trying to dismissed. Anything but be that the breathless. Evil. That is thrown at the NFL by people who'll say William Joseph makes it Joseph Nixon was caught red handed punching a girl in college and people will tell you that. If any NFL team ever even interviews genomics and how will never ever follow the NFL. I've ever again and it's justices and there's breathless overreaction to everything when the truth is here's the deal in sports. The player who hit the girl today if he can help you win tomorrow might get a phone call and that is the thing that we all have to wrap around our minds as the way this works we do not living utopia we do not live in some perfect. It's too you know everything's always perfect all the time there's a lot of compromise and things that are screwed up the go into this so if you're gonna cover the NFL. You better be a recover some nasty topics without recoil Ling. Is he overreaction. All the time. You have to like it I don't like the fact that Joseph makes it might have an opportunity to play in the SN FL that's not sit well with me at all but. If the raiders draft him and he goes for 12100 yards with fourteen touchdowns next year. Falcon might have a mix in Jersey and his future that's how sports works. I am I would never buy in a mix in Jersey someone else might may be but not I wouldn't 100% and there's a thing. It is part of what the NFL is an it is sad but it is true. Seven make your right. That's right. And tell it you wanna sports figure. That you can put little faith into. You want an example for the kids. My next guest is exactly that. Chris Byrd itch is. Here. He may. For forget surviving it would public this Chris we're not gonna ask you about crossing the Atlantic Ocean how you got here from SFO is really what we're gonna focus on. We're gonna figure how did this man get from Los Angeles to San Francisco how did it happen. He crossed. The ocean on a toothpick. And survived to tell the tale he did more. To raise awareness. First and very worthwhile charities than anyone else going around these days it is one of the ultimate test of human endurance I've had the privilege. Of talking to him befriending him and he is now finally here we didn't think it was going to happen. Chris Byrd itch is here and we will spend the rest of the show focusing on the single. Coolest story you're going to hear on the radio today this isn't about disloyalty. This isn't about a guy killed his wife and is now on a soccer team. This isn't about a a football coach. Who put his Wiener in hot dog bun turnaround and offered it to his kids by the way hot dogs don't wanna sandwich I don't care what anyone says this is not a San. This is a coach who put his Wiener. An alibi and turned it around and says I want a coach your kid's room with people I know ideally I've no idea what's wrong with people. But I know exactly what's right with Chris Bird she's one of the coolest dudes in the world and you'll get to meet him next. Stick around here his story it's amazing. It's gonna be movie someday it's next on 957 again. Every now and then your offer to look at the world that changes your own perspective of the world in my case the world of sports. Many years ago few years ago for five years ago. I was offered the opportunity to take in. Mavericks for the first time knowing nothing about surfing knowing very little about mavericks' other than the waves are big and dangerous. As I watched that competition won by gentleman named twiggy baker the guy who also. Was in the competition that day's name Chris Bird which. Chris Bird which became one of the cool guys and just started talking to and it was all said and done. Am. It's amazing. That he walks around with a zero arrogance he walks around not ever coming off his one of the simply best in the world that what he does he is a big wave surfer he is known in the world of surfing is a true water man. He is one of the great lifeguards in the world he's he's basically the south African Eddie a cow is really what he is. And the question might now be would Crisco. Any answered that question is oh yeah how far we go he'd go across the ocean on a standup paddle board that is a long way away from big wave surfing. I'm very happy to introduce to you for the first timer hopefully. Many times another time a guy who I think is one of most fascinating people in the world Chris Byrd pitch joining us here Chris great to see. While generous ward an amazing that your if I could carry around in my pocket and taking formal talks. Fortunate. Well I I tell you man I I think that's and I think the way you would just accomplish is one of the great feats in human endurance. To just simply explain it you paddled. On a standup paddle board that was obviously rig for a long journey was indeed there was it is the Cadillac out. Of standup paddle boards but without. Any eyes on you without a an accompanying. Boat next to you. You paddled across the Atlantic Ocean how long did it take. To me exactly 93 days and five dollars 93 days and five hours. At what point did you think of turning back first. That's a great question and a lot of people lost their Christian funny car fascinating because. I've put so much into that project and pretty much had everything on the line for this project and then. When people talk about being able in I don't think a lot of people really understand what that means and you not put. The last five years of the spreads into this project Almonte I'm personal finance Democrats and Bernie gets great support from and Carrick while former presenting sponsors but. I put everything and into this united and every single moment of time 1516 not a day where and for eighteen months. A sacrifice on business almost lost our relationship my house and everything else and once I started day. There was an of that tuning back there was no quitting there was an you know giving out being this project was changing the lives of millions of people on that responsibility as a mark on my shoulders and I knew that it was a oh is my GG irresponsibility bills with an attendant didn't get to this other side in one piece to the make that dramatic positive impact on the Wheldon no matter what was gonna happen now is never gonna give up never gonna give him an ounce can get to aside from. You're willing to die for this Trisha for sure without a shot over that there's not a lot of people who leave their house thinking. Why might not ever return. Because of the choices and I'm about to make choices that are incredibly dangerous almost never made in the course of human history. Tell us why you decided to do this what is the inspiration. There's got to be something that lit the spark what was it Chris. A damning guy Greg Christian and I believe that it in my funeral when you when you really believe in something in you prepared to putter on line and acting canyon aren't mavericks into any ten and I and cause Ross up against the wall as the underdog and an odd plus a putter all on the line but I think there. The magnitude of of this project and what what it's managed to achieve is exponentially billion. You know winning the mavericks image in the biggest ways in the history of the sport yes it was a great accomplishment for myself that and inspired a lot of people but this project. It's the magnitude in regarding to its charity aspect is. And medieval and its Operation Smile as you know yeah I mean get 333. Charities that I did it fall which has operations marches to pay full operation of kids border cliff let let Sinclair pallets. The net and I sparks fund which is to feed hungry kids and even in Africa that don't have enough money be able to go to schools that actually go to school to get lunch box because avenue and at a lunch or dinner the night before. And then signature of hub which is to both schools in Africa where there's not a and money for education and this project the web set it up isn't it and set up likening you to find so we had enough. From the end of this month to go to pay for feeding over 101000 children every month for the next forty years they call or three to five operations every. Month for the next twenty years and to be available five to seven schools when I get back which opened its new gun. Opel myself 'cause I'm passionate lot inspiration education. Battle to get to prove that say that again I think we got it did its it's unbelievable who when I asked was there a point. That you turned back are thought of it obviously you were so sold on this happening you never thought of that but doubt. Must have crept in at some not doubt in whether or not you wanna do this doubt you would make it Chris was there a moment where he said the yourself. If I survive this night. That would be nice and you know the present every night because I don't think. That's exactly where I was glad yeah I won't win wasn't there and Gail I'm not win it wasn't like you know it was in 93 days and I would say probably 75. Dollars and 93 days whereas. Just gonna get through the next. I just gonna get through the next day I just gonna get through the next storm just gonna get through the next month and 493. Days it was pretty humans like that in. I think a lot of people lost like Heidi get to challenge is how do you overcome obstacles. Just like one stroke at a time one minute time when our at a time one day at a time. One knew that he knew not to at a time and no matter wide if you can focus insisting that. You'll eventually get through the obstacle into your toes. There's a lot of life lessons and here we're talking with Chris Byrd that you just did an incredible. Journey. A true test of human endurance because it's like nothing I've ever seen the man cross an ocean. On a panel board not a normal paddle board give us an idea of what it looked like I've seen pictures it basically looks like a glorified jet ski night. That it had like a little load Caroline in the front here and. I'm in front yeah. And yet that's exactly what is basically took my eye opener shouldn't and seventeen and a half foot then a progression standup paddle board and its. And there croft and we both was too if you don't which isn't very much really it's like half of often regional rep. And it's. Double has lied and it's going to look cabin on the front which is really small and it's shorter than I am loans so I never got to sleep. Fools straight shot and that the with the red where I sit anywhere and sleeping is. As why does my shoulders and I'm not a very wide guy and you know over the hold Cheney out on lost like fifteen kilogram which is almost a carbon of off the packs do you play. So are you guys you guys and it's as it was an incredible and I think a lot of people us and I'm like I understand the scope of it ousting their corners of almost a full Iron Man every single day for 93 days China. And that's pretty incredible when you don't actually changing muscle groups Eugene that that twelve to fifteen hours a day a ten to fifteen hours a day and trying to make your own. Freed and hydration procurement. And let's step yet to make to order with the water right you have to make your and you're in 3-D near FT. Secure navigation you have to check or an assistant and you have to update to weigh that and you might get a cup lost sleep and you wake up. Did or ever again. And every day and all obviously you had a little bit more then just. You know. The stars to navigate by I'm guessing you had some GPS and did you indeed have a satellite phone to call if you did reach a it it a catastrophic moment. I united that's gonna party you have to have backups of everything and actually I'll back up so back up sure but you also would think for a project like this you'd have an accompanying stamp tricked it you know this guy vote. Yeah both. Well that tramp steamer that's about trying to make something. That is next to use that would serve his year. It hey. This person didn't mean to sit which creates the need some water how often did you just. Your own war. That's exactly are you you're in genius that I took that into. How do we have enough. And have a water does his nation's colors I'm obvious as compact it's. It's very compact that's exactly what is that on the telemundo cabin had set a panels in the senate panels round Randall my electronics and navigational again and ran Monday senator. But Ellis had major problems with this on a palace not charging any up enough so. It was constantly every day trying to work cut from my heart key structural just from a survival point what I could charge in order to be able to stand up enough to be alert. May can afford a half as much that I normally would have needed to be O Stan I've. Then Hoffman's best that would require my nav systems to be on the run through the knots ships could spark mean and with. With my little am AIS which makes me is like a raid law. Which basically puts a mark mine mind. Croft on their radar until that John Donvan is yes yes and if that united that if you don't amount that you cover that then the board doctors appears and you just become a trend in some coffee cup as they run you down. Now play at any point in time we're a meat is it analysts. Just blank horizon around you or are you in 88 shipping channel worried they're all our. You there are boats around do you did you did you have. A lot of company on your highway of the ocean. You know I got a tree and Canary Islands I was going to order them and shipping lanes and I remember that our stock. My main steering system had had broken propping elect. Broken gained and it was never going to be salvage side T somehow trying to think of like a jury re directed Craig and this is in the fist. He went that route 5400 miles to nominate a little over a gigantic storm. I've got what's called a parachute and doc which is like a giant parachute which guys on the front which holds you in the same sort of positions or you don't trip. Marie Foster and very far in the wrong direction. And I mean thirteen to fourteen knots of wind which is one down from a hurricane. And I mean 68 Nikhil ways which is you know through two to forty feet refereed. Three to four Storey buildings. And I'm not really able to knew that I have no steering. And I'm on being carried out there and I'm surrounded. On my navigational. And page that I see in front of me which is monitoring all the Idec vessels that are on I can see about fifteen. Tankers. Coming and going right around me that are between 50900. Feet long and she five times a wider than on and in length. And I first vertigo yeah it's vertigo and I knew that if my ass actually failed like it wasn't if I was gonna get them. Iran have though is just to compliment I'm out there widows can happen so as it was terrifying of the time it's. Absolutely amazing I understand how you get water to sell a nice how you bring enough food for you for the calories you're burning. As are making this trip is something I don't understand so that's horrendous start when we come on back. How you did it what you ate. Nature that you ran into that's next as we wrap up an exclusive. Awesome interview with Chris Byrd each one of the most interest in cats in the world. More next on 95 cent in the game. I wish we had a ton more time we've got about seven and a half minutes eight minutes left here Chris and we have an awful lot to get through. Including how cool erecting right now acknowledge that you were just involved in a car crash on your way here raising so. Africans are officially more laid back and us a 100%. You gotta really anywhere then and yet who got a quote from the limited diplomatic immunity you have to. Chris birdies is our guest Chris is an unbelievable. Waterman one of the greatest in the world. He served in one mavericks he then took it upon himself. To make it cross Atlantic journey on a paddle board Chris how did you have enough food. I'm on the board to eat what were you eating I must admit I'm sick of it are you. I and I didn't get rather than a lot of drive through is not this now paddle through its I gotta you gotta be done pretty mindful about Lee takes us to eating a lot of free free drive bedecked asked who teed full major advantage is an okay. And then you are not militant born and you served well award and then add the warden and cooks colonial and in you know four and a half minutes and probably wasn't you have to be meticulous about what you take with you. Then and the company that doesn't get all of the freed from that treat as a flight that went bankrupt so I never got the free to hit the pitch and try and did other companies to get into trying to feed to the stock whereas packing it in so that gave it out actually packing into mark croft was the first time actually sort of freed. And I was taking which are the same Fulton meals. Every day every 93 days now deputy what I know what you know one of those would be my choice. While you know yeah your descendants you betcha you had to go I mean and you know it you would guys that Chris had to go as well and you know the kids he coaches they were doing useful wouldn't be complaining that freedom the tables on the wasn't an complained to have you have. The same three meals and 93 guys that are on every Dominic did not gonna come pandas on hey you know aren't. Attitude of gratitude. Shot at second out you know be thankful for what you have and just eat it couldn't get out there in keypad and because every time every Strickland is. Another lunch box and had a smile on some militant fashion I didn't over two and a half million strikes across Atlantic Ocean only read. You know Hoffman in shorts with tuna off million little smile those facing that. That is Pollock and not candidates going through and that is amazing do you have a stroke counter. I did what I had in two and a half million stretches and a tuna and not since high school gym. The cut. Just that high school yeah. Did you travel each day. Had roughly load that the total length distance was just a 4000 nautical miles which is. 8007500. Q you need is 5000. Means normal models such amounts. And I as a refugee in between thirty and forty. Nordic nautical miles a day which is about sixty. Statute miles and end up in depth city a couple of annual 24 our record to return his fifteen nautical miles and in the next day as we. Says the new world record I should just. You the conditions are excited that I just restarted the clock and did another look great orator in American Ian Gonzaga and I know Spain it is. Right you're out there are other great record well you know like you know them minus commit. I'm whatever they do not great at 45 mile. The gulf at what point did you get a little student adequacy seasick but that they'll. At any point did you say all right. I really need a little land underneath me here this is a bit much. What was your was there a low point. And got a lot of low. Barnes and I think you just pretty that you go to Mickey B. The able to know that you can get to those points and then now hi Ian the other work your way through them and you know I think as long as you. You know I'm I'm very I'm very driven and very passionate about what idea what I believe in antiquity on German. You know when you are pod but passionate driven by purpose which is greater than yourself then you have such an emotionally powerful lay is that will pie you 3-D T three difficult situation I. I just used to stacked because there hasn't publicly Chad and then use that to reality get me through and then have a couple of really good songs and she's like you're either tie yen yes. I kinda got a little how to get those ideas about what he would we're talking with Chris Byrd itch again they cross Atlantic standup paddle board someone says could you please. Spell chris' last name for us who want to Google and yes to BE RT IS HER a year year and figure if you wanna follow him on Twitter and it's Chris underscore Burdick and while you're not verified is ridiculous twitters right over there let's get that on what your life for granted. Sea creatures. Yes he preaches. The ones you want to see in the wind you gotta warn you now what did what what what did I didn't us. Yeah I sort all every single thing in you know I was writing captain's log every week. Which everybody you know a lot of people sort of funding to united to the port to announce we're now officially the last week it was one point five million. And I men have very bad schoolboy air about three weeks before finish to say I've seen now everything. You name you haven't seen anything and what a small slice the ocean you've been through. Your mind crew exactly it exactly in alcohol off. The cat could blog. I saw the biggest great lied shocked lit up in his team come at me at speed Ted trying to attack croft and it was terrifying and then. And aggressively try to hit it decided to croft didn't attack the ride ended just. Two under way in time but it's not the side of the croft anyway and write anything you litre the afoot to a two way and then. Yeah it took me about 35 minutes before output could put by Dick knocked out of Gonzales looked terrified ready to go Latin America rocking and rolling you know its its survival and when it is that kind of level that's mom you're country meantime I'd need to take actions yeah you not I believe another creatures is C I understand him and I respect them. And I am I believe that sharks are just the most misunderstood creatures who seek is actually beautiful and that we know when it's in that states and it's an aggressive stead I understand and when it. On the net space. Ocean environment and emotional Fannie has started flooding across our nation had a little pot at fiscal instructed them in your opponent you almost the entire JD in New York Yankee. When you get to this day item that does in about sixty days where you start yeah yeah yeah not pod by an engineer not pod by a sale. So you chin and at the same speed as the emotions flying. You getting to a state where you become slowed even cheating with the elements that you almost become one with you croft won with elements in the start getting immersed into it. And you won't list you get itself and its data flow winds suddenly everything's starting into acting with you and you start almost like seeing the matrix and reading the matrix and you can see things you can. You can feel things insane things that no that humans really get it charged to do you know it's quite an incredible state to be in it's it's unbelievable and sound spiritual. Because it's it's it's I'm any guidance on 'cause he's a dime I've decided to hang on to that the right dead and it just 'cause my eyes and just be in just in cause disarray and agencies the flag just in its always the most. Serene surreal nice incredibly. Confident. Contain it's at home feeling I've ever felt and it's just yeah when you surrender into the flow you just everything. Everything needed a year apiece and wind with everything it's it's quite a unique experience that this and that's going to Africa confession. Hours to live off of Boston among the time the United States and wandering. The moment of land hello the moment when you knew that it the a little bit what's that moment when Tennessee department coming home yes. And it was it did where you read a little delirious are you crying or you bonkers we will laughing we were exhausted did it give you. The second energy that you didn't even know you have I mean what what what happened at what's the first thing you ate and drank when you've got to land and honest thought where when a -- than I was terrified. Yes not. Bizarre is it was over non. NY. Well the reason is because of being an issue for so long armed and had to worry about bumping into anything that shows that yeah. Why did a big step but that's because that's a little stairs and I was like yeah. Oh my gosh I could actually get to like ship wrecked right before X. Which should be very embarrassing it was just that the way the wind in the way of that day it was really really an intense and you're a big big sees that he ignored winds in and I was very very nervous but I think how and where did you Clementi and the Leeward Islands in English Robin Wright and to finish writing in front of that and what's cool business NASA to face called the lives of her cutie. Isn't that affecting place finish in 93 day stand up paddle boat crossing that no one else is never done when you. You know you've got the what I've felt like millions of middle kids on my shoulders and felt like when a tick those off. I was taking off the united the open as of now he's off my shoulders and ended that was the most enlightened. Amazing feeling just that responsibility meant teach you in that. Massive grew in the way that I had commercialism. Of just being hopeful that I just felt like completely you mice need trained in Dayton and contain its. I'd known that you know we've changed the lives of millions of the kids and made a positive impact on the world and in spied. Millions whose incredible you know and that's what I'm that's an example that's that's why. Near beautiful man you are there beautiful person man. You're beautiful human being that he's honored to know you I try to hang around your lifestyle drugs off the and I added that's absolutely fascinating story. I I can't wait till the movie I really mean admission tests mean is the before picture. We we we had a down that things look at this. Hour. Chris thank you so much Damon Bruce and the whole team man that the game it's always a perusing on them humbled and grateful to be at the Chris Byrd each an incredible story thank you so much Marcus Thompson Tim Roy in Clark. Dioner thank you behind the glass thank you I know we got to go we got the hot stove league show with Tony in debt coming up next I don't know of any of them have ever cross an ocean on anything other than an airplane they'll have to explain. If that happens. Themselves thank you very much for tuning in boy. I mean if Chris didn't teachers there's nothing else will sports don't build character the reveal. Black hat. You know I've been told Cheney out on lost like fifteen kilogram which is almost a carbon of off the packs do you play.