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7 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Victor Vescovo. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Victor Vescovo, often where they are interviewed.

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7 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Victor Vescovo. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Victor Vescovo, often where they are interviewed.

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The Neil Armstrong of ocean exploration: Victor Vescovo (Rebroadcast)

Talking Australia
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While 12 people have walked on the moon only three have ever been to the bottom of the ocean. That’s the scale of the life-changing challenge that undersea explorer Victor Vescovo had taken on: Successfully diving the five deeps of the world.

After the private equity investor and retired naval officer decided to fund this ground breaking project all by himself, Victor and his team had to overcome many technical challenges by trying to achieve something that has never been done before. The result was a brand new form of submarine that can go to the greatest depths and come back in one piece and do it all over again.

On this episode Victor talks about the challenges that led up to his mission and the findings after being down deep like new species that has never been discovered before and new accurate maps of the ocean floors.
Here you can find out more about Victors endeavours:
https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/australian-geographic-adventure/adventure/2019/09/deeper-than-mt-everest-is-high-diving-the-mariana-trench/

This Episode of Talking Australia is hosted by Chrissie Goldrick (Editor-in-chief at Australian Geographic) and produced by Ben Kanthak (www.beachshackpodcasts.com).

You can also follow us on Instagram @australiangeographic

Jun 10 2020

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Proceedings Podcast Episode 134 - Undersea Adventures of Victor Vescovo

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Adventurer and retired Navy intel officer Victor Vescovo talks about his undersea missions to the bottom of the five oceans.

Feb 13 2020

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Victor Vescovo, Insight Equity

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Vescovo grew up in Dallas, Texas, where he graduated from St. Mark's School of Texas. He earned a bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science from Stanford University, a master's degree in Defense and Arms Control Studies (Political Science) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MBA from Harvard Business School where he was a Baker scholar.

In December 2018, he became the first person to reach the deepest point of the Atlantic Ocean, piloting DSV Limiting Factor, a reported US$50 million submarine system (Triton 36000/2) - including its support ship the DSSV Pressure Drop and its three ultra-deep-sea robotic landers - 8,375 m (27,477 ft) below the ocean surface to the base of the Puerto Rico Trench. On February 3, 2019, he became the first person to reach the bottom of the Southern Ocean, in the southern portion of the South Sandwich Trench. As of March 2019, he was continuing to lead the Five Deeps Expedition, whose objective is to thoroughly map and visit the bottom of all five of the world's oceans by the end of September 2019.

In April 2019, Vescovo descended nearly 11 km (6.8 mi) to the deepest place in the ocean - the Challenger Deep in Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench. On his first descent, he piloted the DSV Limiting Factor to a depth of 10,928 m (35,853 ft), a world record by 16 m (52 ft). Diving for a second time on May 1 he became the first person to dive the Challenger Deep twice, finding "at least three new species of marine animals" and "some sort of plastic waste." Among the underwater creatures Vescovo encountered was a snailfish at 26,250 feet and a spoon worm at nearly 23,000 feet, which was the deepest level that the species had ever been encountered.

On 7 May 2019, Vescovo and Alan Jamieson made the first human-occupied deep submersible dive to the bottom of the Sirena Deep, about 128 miles northeast from Challenger Deep. The time spent there was 176 minutes; among the samples they retrieved was a piece of mantle rock from the western slope of the Mariana Trench.

He completed the Five Deeps Expedition on 24 August 2019 when he reached 5,550 m at the bottom of the Molloy Deep in the Arctic ocean. He was the first human to reach this location.\

In 2019, Victor Vescovo was recognized by Guinness World Records as the person who has covered the greatest vertical distance without leaving Earth's surface. As part of achieving the Explorers Grand Slam (Last Degree), Vescovo climbed Mt. Everest (8,848 metres (29,029 ft)) on 24 May 2010, Earth's highest point. Almost nine years later he dove to the bottom of the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench (−10,924 metres (−35,840 ft)), Earth's lowest point, in the deep submersible Limiting Factor on 29 April 2019, for a total vertical distance of 19,772 metres (64,869 ft).

Vescovo completed the Explorers Grand Slam (Last Degree) by climbing the highest peak on each of the seven continents, and skied the Last Degree of Latitude at both the North and South Poles. Uniquely, with the successful completion of his Five Deeps Expedition, Vescovo has also dived the deepest point in each of the five world's oceans.

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Dec 20 2019

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The Neil Armstrong of ocean exploration: Victor Vescovo

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While 12 people have walked on the moon only three have ever been to the bottom of the ocean. That’s the scale of the life-changing challenge that undersea explorer Victor Vescovo had taken on: Successfully diving the five deeps of the world.

After the private equity investor and retired naval officer decided to fund this ground breaking project all by himself, Victor and his team had to overcome many technical challenges by trying to achieve something that has never been done before. The result was a brand new form of submarine that can go to the greatest depths and come back in one piece and do it all over again.

On this episode Victor talks about the challenges that led up to his mission and the findings after being down deep like new species that has never been discovered before and new accurate maps of the ocean floors.
Here you can find out more about Victors endeavours:
https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/australian-geographic-adventure/adventure/2019/09/deeper-than-mt-everest-is-high-diving-the-mariana-trench/

This Episode of Talking Australia is hosted by Chrissie Goldrick (Editor-in-chief at Australian Geographic) and produced by Ben Kanthak (www.beachshackpodcasts.com).

You can also follow us on Instagram @australiangeographic

Nov 05 2019

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#6 — Victor Vescovo

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Victor Vescovo might not be a name you know. But he is, without a doubt, the single most interesting man in Dallas. He even reminds me of the Dos Equis guy in person. When I started this podcast, he was one of the first people that I wanted to interview, and throughout this episode, you'll see why. When thinking about all things Dallas, sure you have Troy, Roger, Mark, and Jerry... but I have always thought to myself, Victor Vescovo's stories and experiences are some of the most interesting I've ever heard from basically anyone... not just a guy from right here in Dallas, Texas.
I think you're going to enjoy this episode, and whenever we construct the Dallas version of Rushmore (maybe in the fake waterfall off of the tollroad), I hope we add Victor to that monument. After you check out this episode, I think you'll agree.

Oct 05 2019

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5 Deeps Expedition, in the deepest part of the oceans with Victor Vescovo and Patrick Lahey, after the Mariana Trench Dive

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We were delighted to be speaking with Victor Vescovo, Extreme Adventurer as well as the Creator, Sponsor and Sub Pilot of Five Deeps Expedition and Patrick Lahey, Co Founder of Triton Submarines, and responsible for building "Limiting Factor" the worlds first titanium hulled submarine certified to full ocean depth, now finishing the 4th of 5 dives to the deepest part of our oceans, about the discoveries, the experiences and the long term contributions this exploration has contributed for future generations.

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Jun 17 2019

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Victor Vescovo, Insight Equity

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Victor is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Insight Equity.  The firm has over $1B of equity capital under management and his current, primary responsibility is overseeing four of Insight's current portfolio firms as their Chairman as well as leading Insight's transaction efforts in aerospace, defense, machining, and technology.   Before co-founding Insight Equity, Victor led product development at Military Advantage, a venture-backed Internet company sold to Monster Worldwide in 2004. Prior to that, he was a senior manager at Bain & Company where he focused on merger integration and operational improvement cases. In the early nineties, Victor worked in the mergers & acquisitions department of Lehman Brothers where he was responsible for company due diligence and transaction execution, as well as working overseas in the Middle East advising the Saudi government on business investments.   Victor received his MBA from the Harvard Business School where he was named a Baker Scholar for graduating in the top 5% of his class. He has also received a Master's Degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and earned a double major BA in economics and political science from Stanford University.   Victor currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Micross Components, MB Precision Investment Holdings, Dustex Holdings, and VirTex Investment Holdings. He also serves on the Board of the general partner of Emerge Energy Services LP, Versatile Processing Group Holdings, Plasman Group, Panolam, and Riverbend Foods.   Additionally, Victor served 20 years in the U.S. Navy Reserve, retiring in 2014 as a Commander (O-5). In 2017, Victor became the 12th American to complete the "Explorer's Grand Slam" which requires climbing the highest peak on all seven of the world's continents including Mt. Everest, and skiing at least 100 kilometers to both the North and South Poles. He is also an instrument-rated, multi-engine jet and helicopter pilot.

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Nov 30 2018

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