Matt Hardy looks back on releasing an autobiography in 2003.
Exist 2 Inspire was a WWE-released autobiography of Matt and Jeff Hardy during a time when the company was releasing several books with wrestlers such as Ric Flair, Edge, Hulk Hogan, and Steve Austin.
It's 2022 now and Matt Hardy is telling his story through the medium of podcasting. Every week, The Extreme Life of Matt Hardy takes a deep dive into a specific chapter of his career.
Speaking on Under The Ring, the USA Today Sports podcast, Matt Hardy says it's time for an updated autobiography.
"It's been a lot of fun. It's been really fun doing homework and getting notes from Jon and jogging my memory, because there's so many things that happened that I've just forgotten," Matt said of podcasting. "I feel information overload in the locker room of my mind. There's so many things we've done and we've been so blessed to have such longevity. I think one of the coolest things for me is just looking back at those memories and being reminded of some of the amazing things we did and I look at it very fondly. It's so funny, I think about our autobiography in 2003. Like we really hadn't lived. At that point. I remember thinking like, 'What? Were young guys,' but we're very popular and they want to produce this book, because they know it was so good, because we're pretty popular. But like we don't have amazing stories, our story of making it to WWE was pretty cool and pretty inspirational. Like now, we have both lived such thorough lives and I think you're going to need a Matt Hardy and a Jeff Hardy biography here in the future, because we both really, really live life to the fullest."
Matt Hardy also credits staying up-to-date with modern technology as one of the keys to his survival through the years.
"I tried to be a survivalist in many ways in the industry, and you have to change and evolve as the industry does, as society does as technology does. As one thing I've always tried to, you know, take a lot of pride in trying to keep my thumb on the pulse of what's happening in society and technology. It's very cool that this opportunity to do the podcast can't come about. I've really been enjoying it thus far. I think it's something that can really do a great transition into following the end of my in-ring career, whenever that comes to an end."
Elsewhere in the interview, Matt Hardy said he would make Christian Cage the third Hardy Boy if he could. Learn more here.
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