The Rich Roll Podcast


Roll On: Kristian Blummenfelt, The Ministry of Truth, & Sustainable Self-Growth

Ep. 679

Welcome to another edition of ‘Roll On’, wherein Rich Roll and journalist & author Adam Skolnick riff on matters of interest across sports, culture, entertainment, and self-betterment. 

Specific topics discussed in today’s episode include:

  • Adam's latest NYT piece A Free Diver’s Training Partners: Sharks
  • Outstanding performances from the Ironman World Championships
  • A brief conversation with IMWC Kristian Blummenfelt & his coach Olav Aleksander Bu
  • Should a 6 year old be permitted to run a marathon?
  • Endurance wins: Jackie Hunt-Broersma & William Goodge
  • the implications of overturning Roe v. Wade
  • why Joe Biden's 'Ministry of Truth' is problematic
  • thoughts on how to create sustainable growth; and
  • check-in with coach Chris Hauth

Thank you to Tristan from Utah for today’s listener question. If you want your query discussed, drop it on our Facebook Group Page or, better yet, leave a voicemail at (424) 235-4626.

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