Tim Ferriss has discussed parachute training in an episode with Stewart Brand. Brand shared his experiences, including a harrowing moment when his parachute failed to open. He highlighted the critical importance of training, which ultimately saved his life during this incident 1.

Another episode involving parachuting metaphorically discusses the topic with Jacqueline Novogratz, who talks about the risks and cultural implications of "parachuting in" to foreign environments to implement changes without genuine partnership and understanding 2.

Parachute Training

Stewart shares his intense experience during parachute training in the army, including a moment when his parachute failed to open. He reflects on the importance of training and how it saved his life. Tim agrees that it's a reasonable conclusion to stop parachuting after such a terrifying incident.

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Stewart Brand | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)