CF Games Update Show – I’m Calling Castro tonight & 305# One Handed C & J!! Ep. 5

Sevan Matossian (00:00):

It on. How’s that? This is a real professional show. Bam. We’re live. Sorry guys. We’re having some technical problems. Brandon, one second. I see you there, buddy. Uh, we let someone in from the south and they got a AC window unit. Is it good or not? You fucking ass.

John Young (00:14):

It’s better.

Sevan Matossian (00:15):

Is it? Oh, I don’t hear it anymore. And John sounds like he’s in a bathroom. Good thing we got you those headphones. Holy shit. <laugh>

Taylor Self (00:23):

Like he’s in a bathroom.

Sevan Matossian (00:25):

Hey, can you, John, where’s the little mouthpiece that’s supposed to come down? This? It doesn’t

John Young (00:28):

Work, bro.

Sevan Matossian (00:31):

What do you mean it doesn’t work?

John Young (00:35):

Can you hear me

Sevan Matossian (00:36):

To the fucking microphone, Yvonne? Yeah.

Taylor Self (00:38):


Sevan Matossian (00:41):

I don’t even know what Pedro said, but fuck. It’s better than anything. I was gonna say. <laugh>. Oh, Nelly. Uh, ladies and gentlemen, uh, welcome to the only, um, non real media show that’s the most important show in the CrossFit game space. And I’d like to welcome you Brandon <inaudible>.

Brandon Lecocq (01:02):

What’s up guys?

Sevan Matossian (01:03):

From last night, man. Fancy car.

Brandon Lecocq (01:06):

Uh, roof rooftop, right?

Sevan Matossian (01:08):

<laugh>? Yeah. Uh, last night we, um, oh, uh, oh. Thank you. Sorry. Okay, let’s, uh, before we go to Brandon and give away free tickets, uh, to the, um, uh, CrossFit games this year, I just this end, uh, Barry Cocker. John Young isn’t gay. Alright, that’s good. But how does

Taylor Self (01:26):

He know that

Sevan Matossian (01:28):


Taylor Self (01:29):

Have you ever tried

Sevan Matossian (01:30):


John Young (01:30):

It’s not Barry Mackin. M

Sevan Matossian (01:33):

<laugh>, right? <laugh>. Right. <laugh> Brandon. Yesterday people were supposed to send you, uh, reasons why they wanted, uh, your free tickets to the CrossFit games, and, uh, they were supposed to DMM you. Did anyone actually DMM you?

Brandon Lecocq (01:52):

Yeah, I’ve been getting blown up all

Sevan Matossian (01:54):

Day. Oh, good. <laugh>. Oh good. So

Brandon Lecocq (01:57):

It was incredibly humbling reading the stories and, uh, all the people that are fans of the show and the community and their reasons for wanting to go to the games overseas us, like all over the place. It was, it was pretty cool, uh, reading through everything.

Sevan Matossian (02:13):

Did anyone say, Hey, I wanna go there to give Avon a handy?

Brandon Lecocq (02:17):

You know, there was a couple that kind of El alluded. No, I’m just kidding. No,

Sevan Matossian (02:20):

No, no. Alright. You didn’t, you didn’t get my DMM then though. You didn’t get Pedro’s dmm

Brandon Lecocq (02:26):

And I definitely didn’t get any, uh, dps, so that was good.

Sevan Matossian (02:30):

Oh, that made it easy.

Brandon Lecocq (02:32):


Sevan Matossian (02:34):

Uh, and, and, and who is the, who is the winner?

Brandon Lecocq (02:37):

So it was really tough. It was between two people at the end. Uh, Phillip Kelly is the one that I’m gonna give the tickets to.

Sevan Matossian (02:46):


Brandon Lecocq (02:47):

And then, uh, a kid sent a video, uh, I don’t know his age. His name’s Enoch, e n o c h. So everybody watching the show, please go and check the kid out. He wants to go to the games eventually. And I thought that was super cool and inspiring. Uh, he’s, he’s gonna, he’s gonna do big things in life, so, um, but Philip Kelly, yeah, he’s got an incredible story. And svo, you know, I’m, I’m I, I think by the look of it, uh, and yeah, so

Sevan Matossian (03:16):

That’s, he didn’t, he didn’t have tickets already?

Brandon Lecocq (03:19):

No. So apparently he bought, uh, airline tickets. He bought hotel and he was gonna try to just get tickets when he got there. So he was pot committed. That was part of it. But his story and, uh, the way he’s gonna potentially inspire people to keep going and, you know, uh, hold onto the community is, is really cool.

Sevan Matossian (03:41):


Taylor Self (03:41):

So Kelly does my program.

Sevan Matossian (03:43):

He does?

Taylor Self (03:44):

Yeah. He’s on ss Mt. P dude.

Brandon Lecocq (03:46):

Yep. Dang. He dropped hat in his pictures.

Taylor Self (03:48):

He’s a fucking G

Sevan Matossian (03:49):

No wonder he can’t afford tickets. He’s giving all of his money to, uh, ss m

Taylor Self (03:53):

Fuck off

Sevan Matossian (03:54):

Tp uh, programming. Yeah,

Brandon Lecocq (03:55):

You should be paying him though. No, I’m just kidding.

Sevan Matossian (03:57):

Get, get gouge in that mother. Hey. Um, and, and, and what about Enoch? He’s the runner up. He doesn’t get tickets. He just gets an honorable mention.

Brandon Lecocq (04:04):

Um, so it depends. I gotta chat with Kelly and, uh, Philip and see, uh, because I could do one a piece, but I don’t know. I think he’s bringing Philip’s, bringing his wife,

Sevan Matossian (04:13):

His wife, okay.

Brandon Lecocq (04:14):

Or significant other. I have to dig into that, but Yeah.

Sevan Matossian (04:19):

But if for some reason Philip can’t make it, Enoch is the backup.

Brandon Lecocq (04:22):


Sevan Matossian (04:24):

Hey, dude, uh, I really appreciate you doing this. Uh, what great support for the show. It’s fun and, uh, uh, good to meet you. And, and, and I guess, uh, uh, hopefully, um, I’m gonna call Dave here. I’m gonna call Dave here in, um, in a few minutes and ask him if I can, uh, do the behind the scenes this year. And, uh, so if he says yes, um, then hopefully I get to see you this year. That’s

Brandon Lecocq (04:45):

Cool. Yeah, absolutely. Would love to meet you guys. Say hi, high five walking by. I really appreciate it. And, uh, you guys rock it tonight. Looking

Sevan Matossian (04:53):

Forward to it. Awesome. Thanks bro. And, uh, talk to you soon.

Brandon Lecocq (04:56):

Absolutely. See ya.

Sevan Matossian (04:57):


Taylor Self (04:59):

Dude. I had the weirdest dream about Dave Castro the other night. Oh, it wasn’t a wet one.

Sevan Matossian (05:04):


Taylor Self (05:06):

You guys speculate what? This is the Dream podcast. What do you wanna know What happened? Ariel

Tyler Watkins (05:10):

Was talking about her dreams earlier. So what were your dreams?

Taylor Self (05:13):

Okay, so <laugh>,

Sevan Matossian (05:14):

If it wasn’t a wet one, it was probably chafing

Taylor Self (05:17):

<laugh>. I cried in it. So I was, uh, did you make the games? I was a wake up crying. Phil. No, listen, I was a, no, I was a backfill at the games. The first event was a biking event, and, and all the athletes were bringing their own bikes. So I’m like, shit, I gotta bring my bike. And I have the shittiest, like $300 off Craigslist fucking road bike. And during the event, it like breaks. And so I’m like all pissed. I’m like, upset. I’m gonna get cut. ’cause my bike broke, <laugh>. And I go into like the room and I was like, you guys couldn’t even fucking afford to give the athletes bikes. And like, Boz goes like, um, dude or Trek or Giant, or somebody was doing an athlete assistance program, like, you didn’t hear about it. And like, I got even like, angrier and started crying. I was like, no, I didn’t hear about it. <laugh>. And then Dave like, touched my shoulder, consoled me, I said, don’t fucking touch me. And then I woke up.

Sevan Matossian (06:13):


Taylor Self (06:14):

That’s so sad. Just

Tyler Watkins (06:16):


Sevan Matossian (06:16):

That is sad. If we

Tyler Watkins (06:17):

Backfill, if we backfill to you, does that work the same way as like if the president dies? So all of Congress has to die for you to be able to be president, so everybody at the games has to die for you to backfill.

Taylor Self (06:28):

Yeah. I’m like, I’m like, fucking Jack Bauer. What’s that actor’s name? Dude, who does that in that movie? The second.

Sevan Matossian (06:34):

Oh, it would be Deep <laugh>.

Taylor Self (06:36):

It would be deep. Fuck you, bro. Yeah. We have to have a real pandemic for Savon to make the games.

@coffeepodsnwods (06:43):

Oppenheimer has to actually happen again.

Sevan Matossian (06:46):

A real pandemic. Uh, ladies and gentlemen, his first time on the show, coffee Pods and wads Pedro coming to us at, uh, 2, 2 30. What time is it?

@coffeepodsnwods (06:56):

Two 30. Dude, thank you. Is time time for me to go to the dentist? This is not

Taylor Self (07:00):

Your first time on Avon.

Sevan Matossian (07:01):

Yeah, what

@coffeepodsnwods (07:02):

I did, I, I called in from Berlin, but I wasn’t, um, oh shit, dude, this is this first show,

Taylor Self (07:09):

Show. I’m so happy for this show.

Sevan Matossian (07:12):

This is crazy. And uh, also the first time on the show, uh, Taylor Self from ssm, uh, TP programming, also just you, this is your first time on the CrossFit update show. Oh,

Taylor Self (07:21):

CrossFit update show. Oh yeah.

Sevan Matossian (07:24):

Okay. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Uh, Tyler and John. John is a staple. John’s holding the fort down. John’s been on every one.

Taylor Self (07:31):

I’m here to, I’m here to pull some of his bullshit in <laugh>.

Sevan Matossian (07:33):

And, uh, I, this true story, I tried to tell Taylor he couldn’t come on this week, um, because we already had a full house. And his response was, fuck you, I’m coming on <laugh>. I was like, alright,

Taylor Self (07:43):

<laugh>. That’s

Sevan Matossian (07:44):

A true story, so be it. Uh, he wants to come on. Um, Pedro, what are you, what are you doing tomorrow? Is this gonna just totally screw your day up tomorrow?

@coffeepodsnwods (07:52):

Um, yeah. I, I re I’m in for a day of I told you so tomorrow, ’cause <laugh>, we have, uh, we have a christening and it’s like a two and a half hour drive away. So we’re going to that in the morning. I’m driving. You sleep on the way

Tyler Watkins (08:03):


@coffeepodsnwods (08:03):

<laugh>? Yeah, probably sleep on the way there. I’ll put on cruise control and just like nod off.

Sevan Matossian (08:08):

Probably put on some dark sunglasses and let your wife drive.

@coffeepodsnwods (08:11):

Yeah. Um, and then one of my kids is sick as well, so if I just vanish, she’s puked, but we’re looking good so far.

Sevan Matossian (08:20):

You’re looking a what?

@coffeepodsnwods (08:21):

We’re looking good so far. She hasn’t puked yet, so she puked. I’m gone. Hey,

Sevan Matossian (08:25):

Anyone who does, let’s play a game. Anyone who doesn’t, when he ever says something that one of us doesn’t understand, you just go like this. He doesn’t gotta repeat it, but it’s just like,

Taylor Self (08:34):


Sevan Matossian (08:35):


Taylor Self (08:36):

Did you see the real will made of us at the lake training?

Sevan Matossian (08:40):

He put, uh, no, I haven’t seen it. I haven’t seen it.

Taylor Self (08:42):

He put a clip of me farting on a reel that has so many views. I’m like, I, it’s like the first part of the reel. I’m like running in front of Will. I go, Hey, will. He goes, what? And I go and then he goes, did you say something <laugh>?

Taylor Self (08:55):

It’s so funny.

Sevan Matossian (08:57):

Sorry. That we’ll bring, we’ll bring that up shortly, soon as Caleb gets here. Uh, lucky camera straps. 1499. I’m already loving the Heat one app. It’s going to, uh, make the games even more fun. Great work. Tyler and team also se the Low and Neil interview was fired. Yeah, this morning was crazy. Shelby Neil’s on another level, uh, heat, uh, and, and Ariel’s always great. Uh, heat one app. Uh, quick plug. Uh, Tyler, what’s he talking about?

Tyler Watkins (09:20):

Yeah. Heat one app. It’s fantasy, uh, app, CrossFit games. Basically you can do two games. One, go in, pick your top 10, set it and forget it and check it throughout the weekend. We have a simple scoring system for that one. And then the other one is you pick, uh, players each event and you get the points that they get. And then, um, there’s a catch though. You only get to play an athlete twice. And so we’ll have a leaderboard for that. You can compare your scores with other people, compare your picks with other people. We’ll have, um, live notifications when a, uh, leaderboards are updated and all kinds of stuff like that. So, yep.

Sevan Matossian (09:51):

And on, uh, July 28th, we will do on this show, same time, uh, a walkthrough of the app. We’ll pull the app up. Everyone who’s watching can sign in simultaneously. I haven’t signed in yet. I’ll sign in and, uh, Tyler will, uh, be here with Andrew Hiller and I think Brian Friend’s coming on next week also. And, uh, Tyler will walk us through the app and everyone can make their picks and learn how to use the app altogether. So that’s seven days from today. That’s not too late, right?

Tyler Watkins (10:16):

No. We’ll be all right. That’s good.

Sevan Matossian (10:19):

Alright. Uh, let’s get this phone call outta the way. Um, I’m feeling very anxious. Here we go. Oh, you guys hear it? Is it, is it even?

Taylor Self (10:28):


Sevan Matossian (10:30):

Oh, that’s not, that’s not a good sign. It’s a good start. Oh, here we go. You guys hear that?

Taylor Self (10:38):

Yeah. Yes.

Sevan Matossian (10:44):

I don’t think I’ve ever called Dave from this phone. He might not even answer.

Taylor Self (10:59):

Hello? Hey, what’s up? What are you doing?

Sevan Matossian (11:03):

I’m calling from my, uh, podcast phone. We’re live on the air.

Taylor Self (11:06):

Oh, fuck. I thought you never to do that.

Sevan Matossian (11:08):

I know. Are you watching though?

Taylor Self (11:11):

Watching what?

Sevan Matossian (11:12):

The podcast? It’s live right now.

Taylor Self (11:14):

No, I never fucking lost your podcast.

Sevan Matossian (11:17):

Hey, um, you’re, you’re the director of the CrossFit Games now, right?

Taylor Self (11:22):

Yeah. What’s up?

Sevan Matossian (11:23):

You think I could do the behind the scenes this year?

Taylor Self (11:27):

Sure. Why not?

Sevan Matossian (11:28):

Awesome. Seriously?

Taylor Self (11:31):

Uh, hold on, let me, let me think about it. Let me, uh, let me process. When,

Sevan Matossian (11:37):

When can you get back to me what that means? When can you get back to me on that? Dave? Hello? I don’t even hear the phone anymore. Oh, fuck. All right. Anticlimactic there.

John Young (11:57):

And that’s what you woke up at. 2 34, Peter.

Sevan Matossian (12:00):

It was worth it. Peter, you ever been on a show with Dave Castro?

@coffeepodsnwods (12:03):

Yeah, he is on my show.

Sevan Matossian (12:04):

Oh, fuck. All right. <laugh>, Rachel LaPorte 4 99 behind the scenes 2023 is a must.

@coffeepodsnwods (12:17):

She’s asking for a tour from that, uh, south Korean K-pop band. Isn’t she b t s? Isn’t that the band there? I think she’s talking about behind the scenes at

Sevan Matossian (12:24):

All. No, she is. What are you talking about, Pedro? Hey, Pedro. Uh, what do you think? What? You see a girl playing a violin, what do you think

@coffeepodsnwods (12:30):

Something sad is happening around her?

Sevan Matossian (12:32):

Oh, what do you think, Ty? Tyler?

Tyler Watkins (12:35):

I think he’s happy.

Sevan Matossian (12:36):

Oh, what do you think, John?

Tyler Watkins (12:38):

But we call him fiddles where I’m from. So

Sevan Matossian (12:41):

True. Get your fi I just think

John Young (12:42):

Of the Titanic.

Sevan Matossian (12:44):

Oy, oy Taylor self.

Taylor Self (12:46):

Uh, I think of like a, I think of like a hipster.

Sevan Matossian (12:51):

Wow. I think of dedicated overachiever.

Taylor Self (12:55):

Oh, there was this girl in my elementary school named Evelyn Lou.

Sevan Matossian (12:58):

Fuck this show. Gonna be one of those, huh?

Taylor Self (13:00):

<laugh>. She was a violin player and spot on with that. Dedicated as fuck.

Sevan Matossian (13:06):

Awesome. Okay, cool. So Sava.

Tyler Watkins (13:09):

Yeah. Since this is the first you’re hearing that you’re gonna do be doing behind the scenes, how do you feel about it?

Sevan Matossian (13:14):

I’m fucking pumped, dude.

Tyler Watkins (13:16):

We skipped over that kind of quickly.

Sevan Matossian (13:18):

Pumped. I am pumped. The thing is, is like this fucking guy, Dave feels no pressure to like, like I, I need some, like, I need some, I need some closure to it. Like this is part a joke, but part not a joke. Like, like I need, I need ’em to be like, yes it is. And yes, you can film with me in my car, and yes, I’ll get you access. Like, I don’t have shit. I just have a ticket to Chicago.

@coffeepodsnwods (13:45):

It’s in Madison.

Sevan Matossian (13:46):

I I know, I know <laugh>. I got a rental car too.

Tyler Watkins (13:50):

You just walking around Madison. He’s

Taylor Self (13:51):

Gotta stop Hillard for a quick pegging before they make their way to the

Sevan Matossian (13:54):

Games. This fucking guy, Jeremy e World, $5 high, uh, because I’m a bad phone answer. He sends me a text today saying, Hey, can you grab a beer with me on Thursday in the beer garden? He’s like, motherfucker, I don’t even know. Like I have no, I would love to, you can’t

Tyler Watkins (14:09):

Gonna be in Chicago,

Sevan Matossian (14:10):

But I have no idea what I’ll be. Yeah, right. <laugh>, I have, I have no go do a clips game. I have no, um, I have no idea. I have, I have no idea. But I wanna, I wanna, okay. Be h

Tyler Watkins (14:21):

Hilarious. Flip the bill for this and Chicago or ban, just wander around Chicago on the on CrossFit’s. Bill

Sevan Matossian (14:28):

<laugh>. No. First of all, I will tell you this, if I do go to the, if I, uh, the entire behind the scenes will be, uh, footed by, uh, donations you guys make from the podcast this year, they’re, that you guys have made, they’re, they’ll, uh, CrossFit, um, is not paying me to go out there. I haven’t asked them for any money. Um, the 99% chance that I think I am doing the behind the scenes, uh, will be footed by, um, uh, partially by the money that, uh, Taylor and Jr make for me with their amazing scribble show.

Taylor Self (14:56):

Does that mean it’ll air on YouTube? Did we make our first dollar on a show? Because I didn’t say fuck within the first 30 seconds.

Sevan Matossian (15:03):

Probably your last show is Killing Harry. Uh, ball Zia, Zoia Zo, Harry Zania, Zania Zania. Harry Zania. <laugh> Seon is the Jules Jordan of CrossFit. I don’t know who that is. Neither do I. Is that a European guy? Uh, Pedro?

@coffeepodsnwods (15:20):

No. I have no clue.

Sevan Matossian (15:22):

Okay. Uh, Jethro Cardona, uh, S’s gonna Chicago picking a hill. They road tripping. Wa zombie. Can I get a beer with you before you leave to Chicago? Yeah, you can come over tomorrow. My dad’s coming. I haven’t seen my dad in months. He’s coming, uh, from Armenia. He’s visiting me tomorrow. I’m pumped. Okay, let’s start something Is your dad. Say it again.

@coffeepodsnwods (15:42):

What age is your dad?

Sevan Matossian (15:44):


Taylor Self (15:45):

<laugh>. Shut the fuck

Sevan Matossian (15:46):

Up. No, I don’t know. 83. 83.

@coffeepodsnwods (15:49):


Sevan Matossian (15:49):

Okay. Are you like, fuck Said’s Dad’s alive? Is that what you’re doing?

@coffeepodsnwods (15:53):

Mm, no.

Sevan Matossian (15:55):

Don’t lie. <laugh>,

@coffeepodsnwods (15:57):

He was obviously young when he had you though.

Sevan Matossian (16:00):

<laugh> dude. I

Taylor Self (16:02):

Mean, he’s 30 think’s dad. I think Avon’s dad was one of those old year like Armenian dads who has a kid when he is like 60.

@coffeepodsnwods (16:09):

My, my granddad was 74 when he had my dad.

Taylor Self (16:13):

No way. Wow. That’s nuts.

@coffeepodsnwods (16:16):

That’s Ireland. Savannah’s talked about how fucked up Ireland is.

Taylor Self (16:19):

My dad’s dad.

Sevan Matossian (16:20):

Wait, how old did Wait. Your, your dad, your dad’s, your, your grandfather had your dad when he was 74. How old was the girl, your grandma?

@coffeepodsnwods (16:29):

She was way young because, uh, does this, I dunno if you guys have this there, um, derailing this completely, but there’s a, there’s a thing we have like <inaudible> Sunday where you go and say there’s like mass at the, or like service or whatever at the graveyard, and you like, bless the graves and whatever. And we were cleaning the graves getting ready for that. And I was looking at the grave and I was like, who’s buried here? And he was like, my parents. And I was like, and who else? And he was like, no, just my parents. And I was like, so your parents and their parents? And he was like, no, just my parents. And I was like, but this guy was born in 19 oh, whatever, and died aged 96 in 1970 or 1950 something. And this woman died aged 90 in 1988. And I was like, this doesn’t make any sense. And he was like, oh yeah, my dad was 76 when I was born and his wife was like 40 years younger or something.

Sevan Matossian (17:20):

His wife being his mom? Yeah,

@coffeepodsnwods (17:24):

It was like marriage of convenience. Like he was a bachelor and, uh, which usually means gay, but I mean, apparently not in this case. And then she

Sevan Matossian (17:33):

Really, an Ireland bachelor means gay <laugh>.

Taylor Self (17:35):

You’re such a bachelor dude.

Sevan Matossian (17:37):

Someone’s like a long time bachelor.

@coffeepodsnwods (17:39):

There’s usually like, all right. You know. Um, but yeah, she, she had a husband and he died and she had a farm and he had a farm. So they got married and had kids and that was it.

Sevan Matossian (17:51):

Dude, you’re, he was 70. He was banging a, he got a 40 year old girl pregnant.

@coffeepodsnwods (17:55):

It’s hope for all of us.

Sevan Matossian (17:58):

Uh, uh, dj uh, Yik. It’s like a DJ from Israel or something, uh, for the behind the scenes fund. Hopefully, uh, we’ll get to meet you there. Awesome. Thank you. That’s really sweet. Thanks. I love it. Uh, extra sloppy. Thank you, Pedro. Repeat after me. Okay. Thanks for you, Pedro.

@coffeepodsnwods (18:15):

Go ahead. I got co I get comments on that on my show and I didn’t understand it until today.

Taylor Self (18:21):

Say it, it,

Sevan Matossian (18:22):

It is truly the dumbest part of this show.

Taylor Self (18:25):

<laugh>, I want to hear you try to say it

@coffeepodsnwods (18:27):

Now. Do you want me to do it like in, in a really stereotypical Irish accent or do you want me to do it in <laugh>?

Taylor Self (18:33):

It’s Chopper. Yeah. Do Irish <laugh>

Sevan Matossian (18:36):

<laugh>. Hey, you should have had him say something about Lucky Charms, extra Swaby for 4 99. Uh, William Leper. Uh, we haven’t even, we haven’t even done a show yet. Uh, have fun at the games. Uh, wow. It’s a lot of money. Uh, your show literally saved CrossFit. Thank

@coffeepodsnwods (18:53):

You. Geez. That’s like $10 each.

Sevan Matossian (18:55):

No, no. Uh, no, it’s not Pedro <laugh>.

@coffeepodsnwods (18:58):

That’s not how it works.

Taylor Self (18:59):

Peter <laugh>

Sevan Matossian (19:00):

Taylor, tell him how this shit works. Stop reading the comments. He thinks that’s $10 each. Explain it to him.

Taylor Self (19:05):

Basically, Savon gets 30 cents of every $50 deposit.

Sevan Matossian (19:09):

What’s, um, what’s that sign say Honolua.

Taylor Self (19:13):

What is

@coffeepodsnwods (19:16):

What’s Yeah, I think so.

Taylor Self (19:17):

Oh, and this guy’s, how about Tank? Reese’s comments? <laugh>,

Sevan Matossian (19:22):

What is going on? I cannot believe all of these, uh, comments. Come in. Uh, Caleb, what’s up, dude? Uh, Brianna, uh, Smith alive and well, uh, 9 99, uh, Brianna, thank you. Uh, lucky camera straps. Wow. Behind the scenes fund. Holy shit.

Taylor Self (19:38):

What is that? What is a $30

@coffeepodsnwods (19:40):

In Australia? Australia That’s basically like $10.

Sevan Matossian (19:43):

It’s good money. Uh, tank Reeves, Canada, uh, Ukraine is corrupt. The deep state will stop the election. World Economic form 2030 is already complete. We are all screwed. But I’m excited for behind the scenes, so there’s at least that kill. It’s heavy. That’s not true that other shit you said, but I appreciate your money.

Taylor Self (20:00):

Yeah, that’s misinformation, bro. Bro.

Sevan Matossian (20:02):

Yeah. Ask Pedro to, to say they’re after me. Lucky Charms Pool boy. There we go. <laugh>. <laugh>. This

@coffeepodsnwods (20:09):

Is like a, a dance monkey, you know, I just like, dude, bring them on.

Taylor Self (20:14):

Do the thing. This one’s better. It’s safe, magically delicious. <laugh>.

Sevan Matossian (20:22):

Okay, Pedro, you’re up. They’re after me. Lucky Charms

@coffeepodsnwods (20:25):

In like my accent or in the accent that you think that I’m gonna say it in the

Taylor Self (20:28):

One is stereotypical as you can make it.

Sevan Matossian (20:31):

Yeah. Make fun of your people, please.

@coffeepodsnwods (20:33):

They’re after me. Lucky Charms. <laugh>. Have you, have you guys seen that? What’s that? Uh, Tom Cruise movie from like, oh shit. Oh, the early eighties. Fuck, there’s like a billion. That’s, yeah, that’s rough. Okay. The run relevant to this conversation where he is, he plays someone and Nicole, Kevins, I think they’re in Ireland. And it’s like the worst, like, worst Irish accent. Is it? Not far and away? Oh fuck. I can’t remember. Uh,

Sevan Matossian (21:02):

We were about to look at Tia. I can’t even fucking believe we’re we’re Holy

Tyler Watkins (21:06):

Fuck. That was hilarious.

@coffeepodsnwods (21:07):

Wow. It was far away. Fuck. Where did I pull that from?

Sevan Matossian (21:11):

Good job.

Tyler Watkins (21:13):

Is Caleb back there?

Sevan Matossian (21:14):

God. How? Yeah. How are we gonna have keep, get Pedro on again at two 30 in the morning? Uh, Clydesdale Media, $20 for being the inspiration for all of us. Thank you, Scott. Uh, killed it. Behind the scenes. Thank you, brother. Uh, uh, Dana. Dana m with the, the horse. Uh, Sparky says, have fun at the games. Thank you, Sparky. What’s up? CrossFit Corey? Uh, se make the behind the scenes great again. I absolutely. It’s gonna be nuts, dude. I’m telling you. Matt Burns Pedro said, oh shit. You’re a cash cow, dude. You are a cash cow. A cash cow. I mean,

@coffeepodsnwods (21:45):

This is three, $3 99 cents compared to about 250 from all the behind the scenes is funded by this <laugh>.

Sevan Matossian (21:51):

It’s magically delicious.

@coffeepodsnwods (21:53):

It’s magically delicious.

Tyler Watkins (21:55):

Question, bro. Caleb, quick.

Sevan Matossian (21:56):

Caleb, we need these as like, you know, like Yeah. Like buttons we can push. Uh,

Tyler Watkins (22:05):

Simone, what was the last year you did the behind the scenes and do you feel like you have unfinished business with it? For real?

Sevan Matossian (22:12):

Um, I, uh, two, I think it was 2018.


18. And I, um, I think I am, well, I I have two things going on. One, I think, um, I think I’ll, it’ll be the best one ever by far. I think I’ll, I’ll really just absolutely murder it now. And I’m, and, and I’ve never done so much legwork. I’ve never done this much preparation. So like, like over the top, excited to work with some of the people I met, uh, from like, art se uh, Simoff, who I met already on the show to Shelby Neil today to Colton Mertens. I mean, it’s crazy. The stuff I’m gonna dig out’s gonna be, we’re gonna party. And then of course, the big names Danielle, Brandon, uh, Justin Mades. I’m, I’m excited. I’m excited for everyone, all of ’em, Gaza. But I also feel like I have something to prove. Like I, I have a little bit of a chip on my shoulder because my departure was so fucked.


It, it was so, it’s so fucking, it was so fucking uncool to kick me out. I’m a fucking workhorse. I love this shit. I love the athletes as people. I love the methodology. Um, it, it’s fucked. It was, it was, it wasn’t cool. It just wasn’t cool. Like, don’t, like they didn’t, I didn’t have to be, I was just like thrown out and it’s like, it was, it was bullshit. And so I have a chip on my shoulder to make it like, fucking great and just kind of like, fuck you. Look at that. I look at my cheesecake over here. Look what I made. So, and, and I, and I hope people appreciate, you know, I’m like fully charged. I’m pumped.

Taylor Self (23:46):

Having a chip is huge. I feel like in anything, when you have a chip on your shoulder, like you’re ready to fucking get after it.

Sevan Matossian (23:52):

Yeah. It’s hard to fail. I’m tripping that I’m gonna wake up on Thursday morning at 4:00 AM and at four 50 be be downstairs getting in Dave’s car with him and Nicole Christensen, or whoever’s, you know, or Adrian Bosman or whoever’s riding over to the venue. I’m tr I’m so excited. I’m gonna have both my cameras and fucking my fanny pack and my big old rogue hat and you know what I mean? My leather straps just miss.

Taylor Self (24:20):

How do you think you’ll cry at all over the weekend?

Sevan Matossian (24:24):

Uh, no, I don’t, I don’t think, uh, I don’t know. That’s, I don’t know. I don’t think so. I don’t feel very emotional there

@coffeepodsnwods (24:31):

Any afraid. What, is there any part of you that’s afraid? You know, like when a band, a re successful band breaks up and then they get back together, there’s obviously that thing of like, oh fuck. What if no one likes it? Or what if no one, you know, that kind of way.

Sevan Matossian (24:43):

I was afraid maybe.


Um, or, or originally when they made Dave in charge of the games again, I quickly sent him a one page proposal and Dave said to me, I probably am not supposed to say this. Hey dude, you’re fucked. And I go, why? And he goes, because if I say yes to this and you don’t do it, I’m gonna tell the world that I gave you permission to do it and you didn’t do it. I was like, oh, fuck. Because I sent the, and he knows me pretty well. He knows I sent the one page proposal with only like a 5% chance interest of doing it. And maybe I did that to protect myself. But, um, I don’t know. Yeah. I, I don’t think I’m, I’m not scared now for, for whatever it’s worth. I’m, I, I wake up every morning like, oh, I’ll wake up every morning.


Crazy, excited to meet my guest anyway, but I’m pumped. I’m really pumped. But, but I, but I, but things could change. Day one. Probably a little scary, right? I mean, there’s people I’m gonna have to face there that I haven’t seen in a long fucking time. That’s kind of why I’ve been kind of on a mission to get Karin on. I kind of wanna just like, see, I wanna test the waters. I want to like feel her out specifically. ’cause I don’t wanna fuck with her games at all. Uh, we’ll come back to that. Holy shit. Thanks for all the money, guys. It’s pouring in. Look at this guy. We’re off to a start. Does everyone know who this is?

@coffeepodsnwods (26:01):

Yes sir. Yeah.

Sevan Matossian (26:04):

Hey dude, you’re a

Taylor Self (26:05):

Beast. Can you hear us?

Sevan Matossian (26:09):

No, we can’t. I don’t think you can hear us. Casey. What’s up dude? Are you on mute? What the fuck is going on? You can’t hear us. It’s your fault. It’s your fault. We can all hear each other. You’re the odd man out.

@coffeepodsnwods (26:19):

Do you want me to do some more, uh, Irish stuff while we wait?

Sevan Matossian (26:22):


Taylor Self (26:23):


Sevan Matossian (26:26):

Ta start tap dancing. Uh, okay. Uh, Casey’s gone. Oh, let’s go through, uh, little money, uh, s make behind the scenes. Great. Again, thank you. Uh, Matt Burns Oak. Pedro, we’ve got that. Uh, Bailey, uh, Nia, uh, behind the scenes fund also thoughts on weightlifting, total gymnastics and event predictions. God, we have all of that lined up. John’s chomping at the bit. That’s why John can’t even smile ’cause he’s holding it all in. If he opens his mouth, he’s gonna start talking about the total. He’s got a boner underneath the table, dude. Uh, behind the scenes. Let’s fucking go. Jethro Cardona. Uh, thank you buddy. Uh, Candace, sorry, John. Um, wow.

@coffeepodsnwods (27:02):

That’s a great name. Wow.

Sevan Matossian (27:04):

<laugh>, Candace, Dick fit. Oh my God. The

Taylor Self (27:09):

Picture, the

Sevan Matossian (27:10):

Picture is rough.

Taylor Self (27:12):

Dude. She’s plowing that dog.

Sevan Matossian (27:15):

Oh my god. Fuck every

@coffeepodsnwods (27:18):

Name that comes up though. I, I’m like, is this a real name or an innuendo?

Sevan Matossian (27:22):

<laugh>. That’s definitely real. Is that, I think that’s Danish <laugh>. Uh, yeah. Canice Dick fit. Can dick fit? Yeah. Holy smokes. Okay. Uh, thank you. Uh, Candace Dick Fit, uh, from Copenhagen? Uh, no, it can’t. There we go. Oh, look at him. Look at him. He’s gone. He’s downgraded. Casey, what’s up dude?

Casey Acree (27:43):

Sorry guys.

Sevan Matossian (27:45):

You, you’re not advanced enough for, uh, headphones.

Casey Acree (27:48):

Well, and I had, I’ve switched my phone and this is what I get for living in the middle of nowhere. The wifi just doesn’t work sometimes

Sevan Matossian (27:55):

You’re, uh, cellular’s kicking ass though.

Casey Acree (27:58):


Sevan Matossian (28:00):

Hey dude, let’s fucking get to it. What? Let’s, uh, can we see that? Um, oh, um, uh, Caleb’s asking you to turn your phone the other way, um, from to landscape mode. Can you turn it sideways? And, uh, Caleb, can we pull up this clip that everyone’s talking about in our, um, thread today? This is nuts, dude. This is, uh, before you do this, uh, set up the scene for us. Uh, uh, what, what’s going on here? Uh, tell us what’s up.

Casey Acree (28:26):

Uh, this is, uh, this is me training. This is a while back. Um, yeah, dude, I’m just hitting some clean jerks, uh, imam style, which is how I do a lot of my Olympic weightlifting.

Sevan Matossian (28:42):

Imam, uh, every minute on the minute you’re lifting.

Casey Acree (28:46):


Sevan Matossian (28:47):

And you did, you did 15 reps at 3 0 5 on the minute.

Casey Acree (28:53):

No, no, it was building. I think

Sevan Matossian (28:57):

I started at like And is this lift number 15?

Casey Acree (29:00):

This is lift number 15, yeah.

Sevan Matossian (29:02):

Alright, ladies and gentlemen. I’m old.

Casey Acree (29:06):

I get better as I get warmer.

Sevan Matossian (29:09):

How old are you?

Casey Acree (29:11):


Sevan Matossian (29:13):

And, and, and you only have one, you only have one arm,

Taylor Self (29:19):


Casey Acree (29:21):


Sevan Matossian (29:22):

And, and, and what I know <laugh> Sorry Pedro, I should have warned you. Uh, and, and which part of your arm is missing? Like, do you have a, you don’t, you, you don’t have a hand or you don’t have a forearm or what? Don’t you have

Casey Acree (29:36):

I have, I have just a little bit of my forearm, so I have like action a little bit. Oh, okay. So I have a little bit of my forearm. Pretty much. Yeah.

Sevan Matossian (29:48):

Okay. Here we go. Watch this. And this is fucking mind boggling here. Or do you think you can do this.

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